SYSTEMS: In the slightly blinkered world of the popular tech press, if you've invented Twitter or Google or Facebook then you're one click away from a Nobel Prize. Except in the real world of technology it's actually the largest country in Europe which dominates. Read more on Harvard Business Review.
You could be forgiven for thinking that in innovation and growth in technology it is between the US or China over who should get the gold medal.
The truth is: Germany wins hands down.
Germany does a better job on innovation in areas as diverse as sustainable energy systems, molecular biotech, lasers, and experimental software engineering.
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