The regional ecosystems innovate and transform to generate value and prosperity in the local community. In this context, the documentation and monitoring of data and indicators on research, development and innovation activity, constitute key elements for regional research and innovation policies.
of GERD in 2019 in the Region of Attiki
The highest citation impact is attributed to the scientific publications of the region of Kriti (2014-2018)
EC funding in Horizon 2020 for the region of Kentriki Makedonia (2014-2020)
R&D Intensity in Greek regions - 2019
R&D intensity, that is R&D expenditure as a percentage of GDP, is a central indicator depicting the importance a country/a region attributes to such activities. According to the 2019 data, R&D intensity on a national level reached 1.27% of GDP. Four regions: Attiki (1.63%), Kriti (1.51%), Ipeiros
(1.47%) and Dytiki Ellada (1.40%) outperform the country average.
The innovation performance of Greek regions, 2016-2018
The percentage (%) of innovative enterprises in Greece for the period 2016-2018 amounted to 60.3%. Most of the Greek regions show high innovation scores, above 50%, and three of them, Kentriki Makedonia, Attiki and Kriti, are above the country’s performance.