According to the most recent data available from Eurostat, for the period 2014 to 2016, 67% of Portuguese companies with 10 or more employees are innovative, with Portugal having the second largest percentage of innovative companies in European Union, only surpassed by Belgium (68%).

The European average was 51%, Austria is the sixth country in this ranking, with 62%.

Portugal also recorded the highest growth of this index, when compared with the previous period, from 2012 to 2014




Ranked bar chart of share of innovative enterprises in each Member State, 2016

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