EKT produces the official statistics on business innovation in Greece and contributes to the understanding of the country's innovation potential.
innovative businesses 2016-2018
the percentage of sales in total turnover from innovative products
the rate of business partnerships to develop product or process innovation
High performance in product and business process innovation
In the period 2016-2018, the percentage of enterprises in Greece with product innovation amounted to 42.5%, compared to 30.7% in the period 2014-2016 , showing an increase of 11.8 percentage points. Compared to the first reference period of 2010-2012, this percentage is more than double.
Additionally, enterprises recorded high performance in business process innovation, the new type of innovation introduced by the Oslo manual. More specifically, in the period 2016-2018, 55.2% of enterprises implemented new or improved processes in business operations such as the production of goods and services, logistics, financial management, IT applications, work organisation and marketing.