Eco-Innovation Performance of Slovakia

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Katarina Belanova University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of National Economy, Dept. of Finance, Dolnozemská cesta 1, 852 35 Bratislava, Slovakia
Keywords: environment, sustainable development, eco-innovations, research and development, Slovakia


The aim of the article is to evaluate eco-innovation performance of Slovakia as well as  to test the interdependence of the level of patenting of environmental technologies on government budget outlays or appropriations for research and development in the area of environment and energy. In order to test for the interdependence, regression was used. We used the eco-innovation index elaborated by the European Commision to evaluate the eco-innovation performance of Slovakia. The results reveal that the Slovak economy is one of the economies with insufficient eco-innovation performance. However, the regression analysis showed only a slight dependence of the variables surveyed.


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How to Cite
Belanova, K. (2020) “Eco-Innovation Performance of Slovakia”, Mednarodno inovativno poslovanje = Journal of Innovative Business and Management, 12(1), pp. 41-48. doi: 10.32015/JIBM/2020-12-1-6.
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