Report is set to call for drastic improvements to restart growth

The economy will not return to growth simply by improving competitiveness and waiting for the global economy to pick up, the government has been warned by its expert group on innovation.

6th March, 2010

The economy will not return to growth simply by improving competitiveness and waiting for the global economy to pick up, the government has been warned by its expert group on innovation.

The report of the Innovation Taskforce, set up last year to advise the government on turning its ‘‘smart economy’’ objective into reality, is to be published this week.

It found that, without drastic improvements in Ireland’s culture of innovation, restarting...

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