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Índice de la Eco-innovación (2015)

Eco-innovation index (2015)

The eco-innovation index for Spain in 2015 stood above the European average with a value of 106 points (4 points less than in 2013). The eco-innovation index provides a holistic view of innovation from the economic, environmental and social spheres. For this it is based on 16 indicators grouped into five dimensions: inputs, activities, outputs, efficiency in resources and the socioeconomic results of eco-innovation.

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