Innovation Indicator for Germany 2009

Department(s)/ Research Infrastructure
Firms and Markets
Project Status
Completed Project
Project Duration
since/from 2009 to 2010
Commissioned by
Deutsche Telekom Stiftung und Bundesverbandes der Deutschen Industrie (BDI)
In Cooperation with
Deutsche Telekom Stiftung und Bundesverbandes der Deutschen Industrie (BDI); Technische Universität Berlin; Technische Universität Dresden
Project Manager
Christian von Hirschhausen
Project Team/Contacts at DIW Berlin

Innovation Indikator for Germany 2009

The study "Innovation Indicator for Germany 2009" was performed by Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (the DIW, German Institute for Economic Research). It offers scientifically-based calculations and evaluations about the current innovation capacity of Germany in an international comparison, taking new research results and single indicators into account. In the report, which has appeared annually since 2005, the DIW economists compare 17 leading industrialised countries.

Key aspects of the report are:

- financing and innovation
- selected aspects within the education sector
- social climate for innovation
- R&D in Germany in an international comparison