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EU Creative and Innovative Regions

Creative and Innovative Regions is the theme of the 6th Progress Report on Economic and Social Cohesion adopted by the Commission (25 June 2009). The report analyses how creativity and innovation boost regional development and how core and LFRs perform. The more developed EU regions tend to score well on most creativity and innovation indicators, such as core creative class, R&D and human capital intensity. The less developed regions, however, outperform the rest of the EU on a few indicators, in particular on productivity growth, which is the main driver of the continuing regional convergence.

6th Progress Report SEC: 6th-progress-report-sec-eu

Annex: 6th-progress-report-sec-eu-annex

Source: Regional Policy – InfoRegio