Assessment of Innovativeness and Competitiveness of Lithuania in the International Context

Beržinskienė, Daiva; Rudytė, Dalia
September 2011
Socialiniai Tyrimai;2011, Vol. 2011 Issue 3, p26
Academic Journal
The paper deals with the innovativeness and competitiveness rates of Lithuania in the international context. Having considered that the need of innovations and scientific knowledge in the economic development is becoming more and more relevant, and the efficient science and business cooperation is necessary solving the topical economic development and technological progress problems, the research results on the innovativeness and competitiveness rates of Lithuania in the international space have been presented in this research work. Recently a number of the scientific works have been published where different topics on innovative activities and competitiveness have been discussed and analyzed, however, some relevant issues have not been dealt comprehensively. It lacks of a common approach defining the innovation as well as innovative activity and it lacks of the studies on the factors having the largest impact on the competitiveness assessing the progress level in the international context. The research results showed that Lithuania assessing the innovativeness and competitiveness rates in the international context appears among the lagging countries. It is claimed that not all possibilities to increase the national competitiveness through the global economic conditions have been exploited.


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