EurActiv: Low R&D budgets 'threaten EU competitiveness'
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Date: 23 Jan 2009 14:36
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Summary:
Poto─Źnik called for higher business investment and more involvement of the high-tech industry in the European economy. At present, the high-tech sector accounts for 12% of EU GDP, compared to 18% in the US. Governments must create favourable conditions for fast-growing and innovation-friendly markets and enable cheaper access to an EU-wide patent system, he said (see EurActiv LinksDossier on the 'Community Patent').
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