New indicators and indexes for benchmarking university-industry-government innovation in medical and life science clusters: results from the European FP7 Regions of Knowledge HealthTIES project.

New indicators and indexes for benchmarking university-industry-government innovation in medical and life science clusters: results from the European FP7 Regions of Knowledge HealthTIES project.

Whereas the European Union is striving to turn into the ‘Innovation Union’, there stays a scarcity of quantifiable indicators to match and benchmark regional innovation clusters. To deal with this difficulty, a HealthTIES (Healthcare, Know-how and Innovation for Financial Success) consortium was funded by the European Union’s Areas of Information initiative, analysis and innovation funding … Read more