Compare your country or region with others in Europe. Some regions scores good in the Innovation ranking even if the country they are located in is doing less good. See the development between 2010 and 2016 and use the Interactive tool to compare.
"Democratising entrepreneurship wouldn’t just improve the lives of individuals around the world, but also benefit their families, their communities and their countries. It would help unlock global growth and turn new ideas into products and services that can make the world a better place.
However, too many people are currently being held back from their entrepreneurial potential — often just because of their location."
SME Academy 2017