August 4, 2021

Business Reference & Data: Global Innovation Index 2016 Released

Note: The Global Innovation Index 2016 was jointly released today by:

  • WIPO
  • Cornell University
  • INSEAD and the 2016 GII Knowledge Partners
  • Confederation of Indian Industry
  • du
  • A.T. Kearney

The Global Innovation Index ranks the innovation performance of 128 countries and economies around the world, based on 82 indicators.

From WIPO:

China joins the ranks of the world’s 25 most-innovative economies, while Switzerland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Finland and Singapore lead the 2016 rankings in the Global Innovation Index, released today by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

China’s top-25 entry marks the first time a middle-income country has joined the highly developed economies that have historically dominated the top of the Global Innovation Index (GII) throughout its nine years of surveying the innovative capacity of 100-plus countries across the globe. China’s progression reflects the country’s improved innovation performance as well as methodological considerations such as improved innovation metrics in the GII.

Read the Complete News Release (Includes Regional Rankings)

2016 Resources

Previous Versions of Report

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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