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Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 has been released. Switzerland has been
ranked first in the index.
has improved its ranking by five places to 52nd in 2019 from 57th position in
2018. India has also outperformed on innovation relative to its GDP per capita
for nine consecutive years.
has improved its ranking in four out of seven pillars of GII viz. knowledge and
technology outputs, market sophistication, human capital and research and
India has deteriorated in other three pillars viz. business sophistication,
infrastructure and creative outputs.
global innovation index (GII) is an annual ranking that quantifies the state of
national innovation ecosystem across countries. In 2019, it has ranked 129
countries based on 80 indicators.
GII is co-published by World intellectual property organisation (WIPO), Cornell
University and INSEAD