Release of the Global Innovation Index 2019

Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation

The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 will be released in New Delhi, India, on July 24, 2019.

The Index provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 129 countries and economies around the world. Its 80 indicators explore a broad vision of innovation, including political environment, education, infrastructure and business sophistication.

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  • Welcome addresses
  • Panel discussions:
    • Future Innovation Hubs
    • Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation
  • Launch of Global Innovation Index 2019

Wednesday, July 24

The launch will be preceded by panel discussions on innovation, and the future of medical innovation.

The event will be webcast live.

Location: New Delhi, India

Program PDF, GII 2019 Programme

Theme: Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation

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

It also explores the role and dynamics of medical innovation as it shapes the future of healthcare, and the potential influence this may have on economic growth. 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.

About the Global Innovation Index

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a leading reference for measuring an economy’s innovation performance. Moving into its 12th edition in 2019, the GII has evolved into a valuable benchmarking tool that can facilitate public-private dialogue and where policy-makers, business leaders, and other stakeholders can evaluate innovation progress on an annual basis.

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