Global Innovation Index

The Global Innovation Index (GII) ranks the innovation performance of some 130 countries and economies around the world, based on 80+ indicators.

Co-published by WIPO, Cornell University and INSEAD, the report provides an annual ranking of the innovation capabilities and performance of economies around the world.

WIPO/PUB/GII/2017/EN

Global Innovation Index 2017
Innovation Feeding the World

Author(s): Cornell University, INSEAD, WIPO; Publication year: 2017

The Global Innovation Index provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 127 countries and economies around the world. Its 81 indicators explore a broad vision of innovation, including political environment, education, infrastructure and business sophistication. This year’s report reviews the state of innovation in agriculture and food systems across sectors and geographies. Chapters of the report provide more details on this year’s theme from academic, business, and particular country perspectives from leading experts and decision makers.

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WIPO/PUB/GII/2016/EN

Global Innovation Index 2016
Winning with Global Innovation

Author(s): WIPO, Cornell University, INSEAD; Publication year: 2016

The Global Innovation Index ranks the innovation performance of 128 countries and economies around the world, based on 82 indicators. This edition explores the impact of innovation-oriented policies on economic growth and development. High-income and developing countries alike are seeking innovation-driven growth through different strategies. Some countries are successfully improving their innovation capacity, while others still struggle.

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WIPO/PUB/GII/2015/EN

Global Innovation Index 2015
Effective Innovation Policies for Development

Author(s): WIPO, Cornell University, INSEAD; Publication year: 2015

The Global Innovation Index ranks the innovation performance of 141 countries and economies around the world, based on 79 indicators. This edition explores the impact of innovation-oriented policies on economic growth and development. High-income and developing countries alike are seeking innovation-driven growth through different strategies. Some countries are successfully improving their innovation capacity, while others still struggle.

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WIPO/PUB/GII/2014/EN

Global Innovation Index 2014
The Human Factor in Innovation

Author(s): WIPO, Cornell University, INSEAD; Publication year: 2014

The Global Innovation Index ranks the innovation performance of 143 countries and economies around the world, based on 81 indicators. This edition explores the role of the individuals and teams behind the innovation process. It sheds light on different aspects of human capital required to achieve innovation, including skilled labor; the intersection of human, financial and technological capital; talent retention; and the mobilization of highly educated people.

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WIPO/PUB/GII/2013/EN

Global Innovation Index 2013
The Local Dynamics of Innovation

Author(s): WIPO, Cornell University, INSEAD; Publication year: 2013

The Global Innovation Index ranks the innovation performance of 142 countries and economies around the world, based on 84 indicators. This edition explores the impact of innovation-oriented policies on economic growth and development. High-income and developing countries alike are seeking innovation-driven growth through different strategies. Some countries are successfully improving their innovation capacity, while others still struggle.

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WIPO/PUB/GII/2012/EN

Global Innovation Index 2012
Stronger Innovation Linkages for Global Growth

Author(s): WIPO, INSEAD; Publication year: 2012

The Global Innovation Index ranks the innovation performance of 141 countries and economies around the world, based on 84 indicators. This edition explores the impact of innovation-oriented policies on economic growth and development. High-income and developing countries alike are seeking innovation-driven growth through different strategies. Some countries are successfully improving their innovation capacity, while others still struggle.

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WIPO/PUB/GII/2011/EN

Global Innovation Index 2011
Accelerating Growth and Development

Author(s): INSEAD; Publication year: 2011

The Global Innovation Index ranks the innovation performance of 125 countries and economies around the world, based on 80 indicators. This edition explores the impact of innovation-oriented policies on economic growth and development. High-income and developing countries alike are seeking innovation-driven growth through different strategies. Some countries are successfully improving their innovation capacity, while others still struggle.

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