Innovative development of the EU: strategic priorities of technological leader

Keywords: high-technological strategy, EU economic system, innovation policy, innovation development, global challenges, national competitiveness


The relevance of the study is due to the fact that оne of the countries of the European economic system is Germany, which occupies a leading position in many indicators and in the global technology market. The subject of research of the article is the innovative development of the EU. The goal is the strategic priorities of technological leader - Germany in innovative development of the EU. The objective is to research the сomparison of tasks of the national high-technological strategy of Germany and the strategy of the Innovation Union of the EU. A tool for achieving strategy a rational growth throughout the territory the EU was the creation of an Innovation Union that united the national innovation systems of all member states EU. The essence of building the Innovation Union is to maintenance research and scientific development throughout Europe to improve the scientific and technical base and increase the competitiveness of the EU in the priority scientific fields, simultaneously solving such socio-economic tasks as job creation, improvement education, involvement youth in science, creation of innovative products and services, improvement of the healthcare system, transport infrastructure, as well as increasing energy efficiency, saving natural resources and caring for learning the environment. Being closely linked to the global idea of building an Innovation Union in Europe, the national strategy of high-technological development in Germany is similar to the overall European strategy goals and objectives. At the same time, Germany is not only one of the members of the Innovation Union, but a leader in technological development in many sectors of the economy. General scientific methods are used, such as system analysis. The following results were obtained: the national German innovation strategy proposes measures in five key inter-sectoral areas: (1) improving the relationship between science and industry; (2) enhancing R & D and innovation work in private the sector of the economy, (3) to ensure the dissemination of new advanced technologies in the economy, (4) to internationalize scientific  research, development and introduction of new technologies, and (5) to promote the development and further of talents. Conclusions: on the basis of the conducted research, it was concluded that аll these proposed strategies of high-technologic development in Germany are aimed at simplifying and reducing the path from idea to implementation innovation, which will continue to ensure the technological leadership of Germany in the EU economic system.


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How to Cite
Dovgal, E. (2019). Innovative development of the EU: strategic priorities of technological leader. The Journal of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Series: International Relations. Economics. Country Studies. Tourism, (8), 26-32.