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Research, innovation and technological performance in Germany - EFI Report 2008

  • Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI), Berlin

Research and innovation are extremely important for Germany. New insights are generated by research, and new ways of creating value are opened up by technical, organisational, and other innovations. Production, value-creation and employment tend to increase much more in companies which are highly innovative. The public sector can become more efficient and customer-oriented through the implementation of innovations, which also have a positive influence on people's welfare and their quality of life. Against this background, Germany's politicians have increasingly been considering how best to promote research and innovation, and where the country ranks in the international innovation contest. The Federal Government of Germany therefore decided in 2006 to establish an independent Commission of Experts on Research and Innovation (EFI), with the remit to analyse the structures, trends, performance, and prospects of the German research and innovation system, and to formulate policy recommendations for its further development. This report is the result of our work to achieve this goal.

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This book is provided by Expertenkommission Forschung und Innovation (EFI) in its series Research, innovation and technological performance in Germany: Report with number 2008e and published in 2008.
Volume: 2008e
Handle: RePEc:zbw:efigut:2008e
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