Finland is the leading country in innovation
Best Education in the World
(Economist Intelligent Unit, Pearson 2012)
Highest R&D Expenditure in Europe
(Statistics Finland 2012)
International Property Rights Index
Least Corrupt Country
(Transparency International 2012)
Best Country to Run a Business in Europe
Share of industrial R&D, by industry sector and selected country: 2005–2007. Share of communication, TV, and radio equipment (% of all R&D).
Science and Engineering Indicators 2010
www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind10/c4/c4s5.htm (Figure 4-18)
The distance between Beijing and selected European cities.
The capital of Finland, Helsinki, is the closest European business hub to China.
Comparison of engineer average salaries in selected countries, net salary $ in purchasing power parity.
Source: International Average Salary Income Database, www.worldsalaries.org
International comparisons of R&D share of gross domestic product in selected countries.
Science and Engineering Indicators 2010, www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind10/c4/c4s5.htm