Global Innovation Index 2019: top 10 innovative countries

Global Innovation Index is considered a leading benchmarking tool providing insight into the state of innovation around the world

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Cornell University, INSEAD, and the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) co-published The Global Innovation Index 2019, featuring 126 country profiles, including data, ranks, strengths, and weaknesses on the basis of 80 indicators, ranging from intellectual property filing rates to mobile-application creation, education spending and scientific and technical publications.

The Global Innovation Index is a detailed quantitative tool that helps global decision-makers to understand how to stimulate the innovative activities that drive economic development.

This year, the list of the world’s most innovative nations is headed by Switzerland, Sweden, and the US. Check the table below to find out more.

Rank Country Score (0–100) Region
1 Switzerland 67.24 EUR
2 Sweden 63.65 EUR
3 USA 61.73 NAC
4 Netherlands 61.44 EUR
5 United Kingdom 61.30 EUR
6 Finland 59.83 EUR
7 Denmark 58.44 EUR
8 Singapore 58.37 SEAO
9 Germany 58.19 EUR
10 Israel 57.43 NAWA

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