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Innovation spending: US ko's Europe

A study carried out by an Economist in the European Investment bank says that Europe may never catch up with the US regarding spending on Innovation and research. The aim of the Libson Agenda to spend 3% of GDP on research by 2010 also looks like it may not be met.



David Garrahy

David Garrahy works in Brussels monitoring European Union activites. He is originally from Ireland and studied a Degree in Law & European Studies at the University of Limerick before earning a Masters in Globalisation at Dublin City Universty. Previously he has worked in the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, the European Commission and as a Legislative Aide for an Irish Senator. His involvement in the EU has included working for the Irish Forum on Europe and campaigning in Referenda in favour of the Nice & Lisbon Treaties.

Area of Focus
Europe; Globalisation; European Comission.


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