Global Innovation Index (GII)

The Global Innovation Index (GII) provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 131 countries and economies around the world.

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

GII 2020: Who will Finance Innovation?

The GII 2020 sheds light on the state of innovation financing by investigating the evolution of existing mechanisms and by pointing to progress and remaining challenges.

Previous editions

2019 – Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation

The GII 2019 analyzed the medical innovation landscape of the next decade, looking at how technological and non-technological medical innovation will transform the delivery of healthcare worldwide.

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.

About the Global Innovation Index

The Global Innovation Index is a leading reference for measuring an economy’s innovation performance. Moving into its 13th edition in 2020, the GII has evolved into a valuable benchmarking tool that facilitates public-private dialogue and that helps policy-makers, business leaders, and other stakeholders to evaluate their innovation progress on an annual basis.

The GII – What's it all about?

Video: The GII is a crucial tool for decision makers seeking to promote new ideas to change the world.