This report presents the current status as well as trends in innovation performance and framework conditions in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) and compares these to other global regions. BSR is benchmarked as an entire region but also highlights differences within the BSR. A strategic outlook will present recent trends in innovation and cluster policy across the BSR. A set of policy recommendations will be offered reflecting the innovation performance and framework conditions and recent trends.
The BSR Innovation Monitor 2012 is an innovation model that rates innovation capacities across 36 countries. The BSR Innovation Monitor 2012 provides a fact-based platform for monitoring (and improving) innovation in the BSR. The monitor is a composite index based on data from various renowned statistical sources and indices, and has been supplemented by a presentation of innovation-related policy, which has been provided with the assistance of policymakers from the BSR countries.
The Baltic Sea Region Innovation Monitor 2012 has been compiled by FORA/DBA on behalf of the StarDust project, which is a part of the Flagship BSR Stars in the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.
Read more at bsr-stars.eu