This site maintained by CORDIS, offers national portals covering important developments taking place in the areas of research, development and innovation in Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia, the countries that joined the European Union on May 1, 2004.
This electronic book published by the European Union examines and analyses the conditions for the following innovation issues in Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta and Turkey, all accession countries:the innovation policy framework (major actors, policy developments, etc.);specific measures to foster innovation in business (innovation and enterprise culture, secondment of researchers, etc.); and Business interfaces (university-industry co-operation, etc.). Published in 2003.