Every year, the Washington Technology Center puts together a comprehensive analysis of trends and indicators that provide a statistical backdrop for measuring the state’s technology based economic growth.
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The U.S. Council on Competitiveness offers a guidebook to help regions to assess the regional innovation environment. The guidebook outlines a process for collecting data on key measures of innovation that can then be used to drive regional economic development policies and programs.
European Commission has released the European Innovation Scorecard, ranking the 25 Member States across five broad categories that measure different dimensions of innovation performance. Sweden, Finland and Switzerland are the European innovation leaders, followed by Germany and Denmark.
As innovation becomes a key determinant for long-run economic growth and social well-being, the OECD Scoreboard provides a comprehensive picture of countries’ performance in the areas of science, technology, globalisation and industry.
There is no direct relationship between R&D spending and significant measures of corporate success such as growth, profitability, and shareholder return, according to a new global innovation study by Booz Allen Hamilton. However, the pace of corporate R&D spending continues to accelerate, as many executives continue to believe that enhanced innovation is required to fuel their future growth.
The ipIQ’s 2006 Patent Scorecard is an industry-by-industry ranking of corporate innovation that combines a series of indicators to arrive at patent quality, technological strength and breadth of impact.