Luxembourg’s ‘Attractive Research Systems’ Ranks First in the 2022 European Innovation Scorecard
29 September 2022
Luxembourg, a strong innovator.
Ranked 7th overall in the the 2022 European Innovation Scoreboard, Luxembourg’s ‘attractive research system’ took 1st place. Within its research system, Luxembourg’s strengths lie in its foreign doctorate students, international scientific co-publications and highly cited publications.
In the 2022 European Innovation Scoreboard, which assesses the performance of countries in the field of innovation, Luxembourg stood out as a strong innovator for its attractive research system, human resources, intellectual assets indicators.
Europe’s most attractive research system
Luxembourg ranks first in most ‘attractive research system’. With a score of 247.12, Luxembourg takes first place in the ranking after having occupied second place in 2021.
Luxembourg scores particularly high on foreign doctorate students, employment in knowledge-intensive activities, population with tertiary education (Luxembourg has the highest level of people with a diploma from a university or higher education institution), trademark applications, lifelong learning, and international scientific co-publications.
Luxembourg ranked first in ‘Employment of knowledge-intensive activities’
Receiving a score of 215.58, Luxembourg ranked first in this key indicator. A knowledge intensive activity (KIA) is defined as a knowledge intensive if employed tertiary educated persons represent more than 33 % of the total employment in that activity. The KIA employment indicator was developed to offer an average, harmonised across all the sectors, to compare economies in regard to their knowledge intensity.
Discover more news articles about innovation in Luxembourg
Discover more news articles about Luxembourg
Discover Luxembourg’s entire scorecard:
Talent attraction: Luxembourg retains the top spot for a 2nd yearFor the second consecutive year, Luxembourg is the best performing country in the world for attracting talent, according to the…
Luxembourg receives CES 2023 Innovation Champion rankingDuring the 2023 edition of the CES, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® has released the second edition of its International Innovation…
Luxembourg has the highest proportion of foreign-born residents in EuropeThe new Eurostat figures released in November 2022, shares new insights on foreign-born people and their descendants in the EU….
Luxembourg’s pupil-teacher ratio ranks 1st in the EUEurostat has released new figures on the ratio of pupils per teacher in the EU. Throughout the European Union in…
Employment of diplomaed young people in Science & Technology: Luxembourg ranks 1st in the EUEurostat has released new statistics on research and development at regional levels. In 2021, there were 13.2 million young people…
Luxembourg rises to third place in the EU’s 2022 eGovernment BenchmarkLuxembourg was ranked third in Europe in the ‘eGovernment Benchmark 2022‘ ranking by the European Commission. The eGovernment Benchmark compares…
University of Luxembourg ranked in the top 250 universities worldwideThe 2023 Times Higher Education’s (THE) World University Rankings have placed the University of Luxembourg among the top 201-250 universities…
Luxembourg ranked 1st in EU employment attractivity pollIn the 2022 report “Brain gain or drain? How shifts in international job search are accelerating global competition for talent”…