The traditional Dutch approach to stimulating economic growth by wage moderation and boosting the number of people with jobs will not be enough in the future, says prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende.
His comments came during the opening of the academic year at Wageningen University on Tuesday night.
‘Knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit would be the foundations of future growth, Balkenende said.
The prime minister pledged that action would be taken to make sure researchers could benefit financially from the commercial application of their ideas.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation