Ritola Veijo Ismo

Leader, Science, Technology and Innovation statistics team, Eurostat, European Commission


Leader of the Science, Technology and Innovation statistics team in Eurostat, European Commission since 2007. Current responsibilities cover the production and development of the official EU statistics on Research and Development, Innovation, High-Tech and Patenting and other Intellectual Property Rights. He has experience in team leading and development functions also in different other fields of national and international business statistics and his other specific experience covers distributive trade, labour costs and earnings statistics as well as set of short-term business and labour market statistics including labour cost index and monthly unemployment rates.