World’s 50 Most Innovative Countries

by nationbrandinglab

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South Korea surprised many by being ranked at the second in the Global Innovation Index
(Image Courtesy of Bloomberg | Photograph by Getty Images)

Bloomberg Businessweek published an index of 50 Most Innovative Countries in the world. The Bloomberg ranked these countries using 7 factors: R&D intensity (20 percent), productivity (20 percent), high-tech density (20 percent), researcher concentration (20 percent), manufacturing capability (10 percent), education levels (5 percent) and patent activity (5 percent).

The top 10 countries on Bloomberg Businessweek’s Global Innovation Index are 1. United States  2. South Korea  3. Germany  4. Finland  5. Sweden  6. Japan  7. Singapore  8. Austria  9. Denmark  10. France.