The Atlantic Century: Benchmarking EU and U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness

The 2009 report finds that while the U.S. still leads the EU in innovation-based competitiveness, it ranks sixth overall and last in progress over the last decade.

ITIF uses 16 indicators to assess the global innovation-based competitiveness of 36 countries and 4 regions. This report finds that while the U.S. still leads the EU in innovation-based competitiveness, it ranks sixth overall. Moreover, the U.S. ranks last in progress toward the new knowledge-based innovation economy over the last decade.

Read the supplementary Innovation Fact Sheet.