Switzerland still the world’s most innovative country

China has entered the top-25 countries of the ranking, which is the first time a middle-income country joins the highly developed countries that have historically dominated the top of the GII.

The GII 2016 surveys 128 economies around the world, using 82 indicators to gauge both their innovation capabilities and measurable results.

Top ten ranking 2016

  1. Switzerland (1)
  2. Sweden (3)
  3. United Kingdom (2)
  4. United States (5)
  5. Finland (6)
  6. Singapore (7)
  7. Ireland (8)
  8. Denmark (10)
  9. Netherlands (4)
  10. Germany (12)

The GII 2016 report is co-published by Cornell University, INSEAD, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Confederation of Indian Industry, du and A.T. Kearny.

Read more on WIPO’s website.