• Xielin Liu
  • Taishan Gao
  • Xi Wang


In 2017, the comprehensive index of innovation capability of Shandong province ranks 6th, which remains the same ranking with the previous year. In terms of the sub-index, Shandong province has a strong innovation environment and strong innovation capability, ranking 5th and 6th in China, all the same as last year; knowledge creation, innovation performance, and knowledge acquisition rank 9th, 10th, and 13th, respectively, in the whole country, dropping 1, 3, and 2 respectively, from the previous year (Table 20.1, Fig. 20.1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xielin Liu
    • 1
  • Taishan Gao
    • 2
  • Xi Wang
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementUniversity of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.Information and Industrial Development DepartmentState Information CenterBeijingChina
  3. 3.Sino-Danish CollegeUniversity of Chinese Academy of ScienceBeijingChina

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