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Presentation of the EFI report 2019

(photo: David Ausserhofer)

On 27 February 2019 the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation presented its 12th annual report on Research, Innovation and Technological Performance in Germany to Chancellor Angela Merkel.


The core topics of the EFI Annual Report 2019 are as follows:

– The role of start-ups in the innovation system
– Innovations for the Energy Transition
– Blockchain
– Digitalization of tertiary education institutions


The english summary of the report can be downloaded here.

IGL2019 conference in Berlin

IGL2019 will bring together senior policymakers, practitioners and researchers from across the globe to explore future innovation and entrepreneurship policies.

Nesta's Innovation Growth Lab (IGL), in partnership with the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the World Bank Group, the Max Planck Institute, the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard and the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation, will hold its annual global conference in Berlin, Germany from 21-23 May 2019.