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Italy ranks among lowest in EU for innovation

Piedmont, Emilia Romagna regions have above-average rank

04 March, 19:44
Italy ranks among lowest in EU for innovation (ANSA) - Brussels, March 4 - Italy ranks low among European Union countries when it comes to innovation, according to two European Commission reports released on Tuesday.

Although Italy's performance has improved, the country is still below the EU average, ranking among the "moderately innovative".

Only three regions - Piedmont and Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the north and Emilia Romagna in the centre - ranked above the EU average in terms of innovation, the reports noted.

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