European Innovation: EIS 2020

European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS 2020). The latest edition with the 2019 data was published by the European Commission on June 23, 2020. In the midst of a crisis due to the consequences of Covid-19. It is the first time that the United Kingdom is not included as an EU country and Portugal joins for the first time in the group of "strongly innovative" members.

Results of European Innovation 2019

The European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) is a well-established tool for measuring results in innovation, developed by the European Commission and with the aim of providing a comparative analysis of the performance of innovation in EU countries, neighbouring and other countries. This website has referred to these reports, with some summaries, since 2014. The European Commission published in June the 2019 edition of the EIS.
Fundaments to change

Innovation is change (1)

Innovation is a change. Like any change, requires effort, generates resistance and needs vision and leadership. To innovate, change is required in the culture, in the organization, in the strategy and in the way of working. Crisis and recession are also engines for change generation. They are not only providing threats but also opportunities. In many cases, it's necessary to think and act counter current. Remove elements of pessimism, but keep being realistic and almost objective to evaluate the new facts and…

Results of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) 2017.

The results of the European Innovation Scoreboard, (EIS) 2017 are presented with a revised system of measures and indicators. Therefore, the results and rankings are not directly comparable with previous editions. However, time series that use the new measurement system allow the results to be shown over time.

Innovation in Spain continues to decline

Results of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) 2016: Spain is ranked at 20 of the 28 members of the EU in the last index of innovation performance in Europe and walks away, year after year, to reach the European average. Innovation in Spain continues to decline.   Despite the official propaganda, often reinforced by the media, innovation in Spain continues its fall and it seems that not even an awareness of it is encouraged.

Spain increased barriers to innovation

Results IUS 2015, Innovation Union Scoreboard... In the 2015 report, Spain is placed with an index of 0.385, 30.6% below the European average (0.555) and 47.8% below the leaders (0.738). If companies in this environment want to innovate, they envisage still more difficulties. If we agree barriers to innovation come from individuals, from the own organization and the environment, in the case of Spain, this environment is not eliminating external barriers but on the contrary, are increasing.