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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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FINANCING INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN EMERGING MARKETS

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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