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.

The GII – What's it all about?

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.

Current edition: Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation

The GII 2019 special theme 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.

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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.

About the Global Innovation Index

The Global Innovation Index 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.