The proportion of innovative enterprises fell below 50% in the EU in 2010-2012
Source: Eurostat web site
In the EU28, just under half (48.9%) of enterprises of 10 employees or more reported innovation activity during the period 2010-2012. The proportion of innovative enterprises in the EU28 dropped in 2010-2012 compared with both 2006-2008 (51.5% innovative enterprises) and the peak recorded in 2008-2010 (52.8%). This pattern was observed in the majority of Member States.