Euroabstracts. Vol.37 - 2/99 Dossier:Germany - innovation by consensus
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Euroabstracts. Vol.37 - 2/99 Dossier:Germany - innovation by consensus

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ossiei*: Germany - innovation by consensus PUBLISHED BY Τ *•* £ÛL THE NEED FOR ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES Germany is home to a quarter of the European Union's population, produces a third of its output and — at the moment — pays two-thirds of its budget. Its image of solidity and reliability make German engineering exports sought-after world-wide, whether in the machine-shop or on the motorway. And in car-making it is working towards a global lead. Such is Germany's capacity to generate wealth that in a unique act of faith it has managed in this decade to absorb an entire ex-country—now the five new Länder—and pull them well up the ladder to competitiveness. This has been a remarkable achievement, even though it does not consti­tute a model for the next phase of the EU's enlargement. Innovation by consensus, page 8 In our feature, we interview a key actor in the country's innovation system, and survey opinions from the OECD Innovation 3-7 and from Germany itself. The conclusion: Germany is well-Feature-placed to make breakthroughs in advanced technologies Putting selling before science 8-13 such as micro-electronics and biotechnology. Where it Information and should push forward is in the enabling technologies it Communication Technologies 14-16 needs to turn them into products. These are where most of Energy. Environment the new jobs will be. and Sustainable Development 17-19 Our other articles span the usual wide range of topics.

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