Indicators of the innovation system

The innovation capacity of a country is not only determined by its level of research and development, but also by its capacity to convert knowledge into new products, processes, organisational structures, which in turn generate economic growth. The innovation performance is also influenced by the socio-economic profile of the country, by the business environment, the degree of entrepreneurship, the access to finance…

Outputs of the innovation process

Outputs of the innovation process are a way to measure the results of research activities and of other activities contributing to the development and implementation of technological and non-technological innovations. The economic impacts of these innovations are also included.

Intellectual assets data measure the number of patents, trademarks, and designs resulting from innovative and creative activities.

Innovation performance data measure the introduction of technological and non-technological innovations on the market, or within the organisation.