Worldwide organizations are compelled by global competition to achieve notable, inimitable results. In order to achieve this organizations must differentiate themselves from their competitors by using intangible resources that can get the long-term competitive advantage. This can be accomplished by identifying and managing the important elements of performance more effectively and efficiently. Consequently, organizations have to be aware and understand the connection between valuing intellectual capital and their performance. This article enhances the relationship between intellectual capital indicators and the measures to be taken in order to become strong innovators at european level. By identifying the key indicators taken into consideration at European level an national analysis was made in order to identify the weak points that made a gap between Romania and the other european countries.