As a taster for my Friday presentation at the ICA, here's a slide from my deck on Ireland and our challenges and opportunities forward:
Note: data plotted is via @newmorningip .
And here is monthly data:
One major point to be made on the above data: Irish patent filings are still falling below 50% of all filings, while Irish acedemic filings are still running at around 8% of the total. The gap between foreign and domestic filings has fallen to 73:100 in Q3 2014 from 82:100 in Q2 2014.