European Technology Index 2014: technology — an engine for growth?

In 2012, in light of the euro crisis and uncertainty of a double-dip recession, DLA Piper launched the first Tech Index survey. This was to review the perceptions and attitudes of European technology growth in light of market events and shifts, the financial regulatory landscape and government policies aimed to spur business innovation.

This year’s report focuses on whether respondents have a more positive outlook on the current technological landscape, the ‘hot’ growth areas and what, if any, barriers to growth are affecting businesses. The report also allowed DLA Piper to draw comparisons between 2012 and 2013 and to get a greater understanding as to the trends shaping the market.

It’s clear from the results that the tech sector plays an important role in contributing to innovation and employment in Europe and that a renewed level of cautious optimism is being seen…

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