Last week the Global Innovation Barometer (GE) has been launched. The barometer provides results from (the most important) economies around the world . For instance, in the Dutch Report they conclude: “Innovation is a strategic priority for Dutch Businesses”, with almost 91% of the respondents mentioning it. Moreover, the report mentions the following indicators as most important for innovation:
- the improvement of existing products or services (mentioned by 80%)
- the development of entirely new products (mentioned in second position by 70% of Netherland respondents)
- the development of new business processes to improve profitability (mentioned in third position by 61% of respondents).
Visit their website for the full reports.