Innovation Indicator for Germany 2009

Completed Project

Department

Firms and Markets

Project Management

Christian von Hirschhausen

Project Period

January 1, 2009 - December 12, 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
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

DIW Team