European ranking Luxembourg among the most innovative countries
LUXEMBOURG – The Grand Duchy is in 7th place in the ranking of the best performing EU countries in terms of innovation.
As in 2021, Luxembourg ranks 7th among the best performing countries in terms of innovation, according to the European Innovation Scoreboard, published on Saturday. “Its score is 118.6% of the European Union average, remaining very close to the score obtained in 2021”, specify the authorities in a press release.
Luxembourg in particular retains its position at the top of the ranking of the most attractive research systems. We are talking here about international scientific co-publications, citations of scientific publications and the share of foreign doctoral students in the country. Luxembourg stands out in particular for the part of its population with a higher education diploma, “as well as jobs in knowledge-intensive activities”.
“We have succeeded in building an attractive research ecosystem, thus making it possible to position Luxembourg as an internationally visible player through the excellence of its scientific activities”, reacts Claude Meisch, Minister of Higher Education and Research.