Global Innovation Index (GII)

The Global Innovation Index (GII) provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of some 130 countries and economies around the world.

Its 80+ indicators explore a broad vision of innovation, including political environment, education, infrastructure and business sophistication.

Video: WIPO Director General Francis Gurry explains why the GII is a crucial tool for decision makers seeking to promote new ideas to change the world.

Previous editions

2018 – Energizing the World with Innovation

The GII 2018 analysed the energy innovation landscape of the next decade and identifies possible breakthroughs in fields such as energy production, storage, distribution, and consumption.

2017 – Innovation Feeding the World

This year’s report reviewed the state of innovation in agriculture and food systems across sectors and geographies.

2016 – Winning with Global Innovation

This edition explored the impact of innovation-oriented policies on economic growth and development.