Arab Regional Meeting on Global Innovation Index

CAIRO, Oct 15 – 17 2019 (MENA) - The League of Arab States (LAS) hosts a Regional Meeting on the Global Innovation Index (GII)....

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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WIPO DG Meeting with Chinese Minister of Science and Technology (MOST) Wang Zhigang

GENEVA, 11 Oct 2019 – GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 during the WIPO Director General's Meeting with Chinese Minister of Science and Technology (MOST) Wang Zhigang....

Posted on Friday, October 11, 2019
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Global Innovation Index –The Shifting Global Innovation Landscape and the Czech Republic at the Czech Industrial Property Office’s 100th Anniversary

Prague, Czech Republic, September 19, 2019 – World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Director General Francis Gurry was warmly welcomed in Prague last 19 September 2019 during an international...

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019
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National Innovation Ecosystem Architecture Workshop in Kigali

KIGALI, 11 Sept 2019 – The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) together with the Rwandan Ministry of ICT and Innovation (MINICT) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) host a Nat...

Posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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The Regional Innovation Index for Colombia (IDIC)

The latest edition of the IDIC was launched in December 2018 and the GII team had the opportunity to connect with Ms. Clara Inés Pardo Martínez, PhD the Executive Director at OCyT, to discuss the proj...

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Singapore: The ‘Living Lab’ for Renewable Energy Innovation

Burgeoning population and scarcity of resources have expedited the pace of innovation and made it necessary for the world to embrace new technology for the pursuit of environmental sustainability. In ...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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Oman GII LAB 2019: Step Forward Towards Achieving Oman Vision 2040

“In order to harmonize the Sultanate's efforts across all sectors and achieve integration, innovation has become an essential pillar for Oman Vision 2040. The Global Innovation Index has been adopted ...

Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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Reflections from Davos: Inclusive innovation is key

Professor Soumitra Dutta, founding editor of the GII, provides key takeaways from the WEF Annual Meeting 2019 as it relates to global innovation....

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2019
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In the book, Financing Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Markets (Elsevier, 2018), authors Casanova, Cornelius and Dutta shed light on the role startups play in innovation and economic devel...

Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Furthering Innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa

For several editions, the GII has noted that the Sub-Saharan Africa region performs relatively well on innovation. For example, the GII 2018 recognizes twenty countries as ‘Innovation Achievers,’ a gr...

Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Regional launch of the Global Innovation Index 2018 for West African Countries

On December 18, 2018 in Accra, Ghana, the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018 report was launched at the Fair on agriculture technologies for West Africa countries. The Fair was organised by the Afric...

Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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