“Domestic innovation capacity in Central Europe remains weak compared with the EU average. These domestic systems will not be able to drive growth without being entirely reformed. However, Central European policymakers do not need to look far for inspiration and best practice when identifying methods for boosting domestic innovation. The Nordic countries—Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden—are widely recognised for the quality of their innovation and their science and technology systems.”
Creating Innovation Ecosystems in Eastern Europe is a Saab-sponsored report by The Economist Intelligence Unit that “explores the forces shaping the future of innovation in Central and Eastern European”.