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Innovation policy conclusions

The Free State of Saxony understands "smart specialisation" as setting focal points. The Saxon State Government will focus its efforts on measures generating cross impacts in the whole economy. It wants to support an innovation-supported, supraregionally-oriented growth in size of the existing companies, in particular by means of developing the existing innovation potentials and by removing barriers to innovation.

Primary fields of actions

  • Create innovation friendly framework conditions
  • Focus research – foster excellence
  • Attract and bind skilled workers
  • Focus economic promotion on innovation
  • Strengthen corporate innovation activities
  • Foster KETs as enablers for economic development





Crystallisation points for growth and employment

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Source: SMWA

Focal points of the Saxon innovation strategy

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Source: SMWA

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