Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities
Enhancing Innovation in Rural Regions of Switzerland
In contrast to falling rates in low density peri-urban and rural remote areas, high
density peri-urban areas in Switzerland recorded double the rate of labour productivity
growth than the national average. This report examines the Swiss regional innovation
system and how it can boost productivity growth in rural regions by enhancing innovation.
It also puts a special focus on the agri-food sector to improve the agricultural innovation