Events

Learn about upcoming and past GII launch events

PAST EVENTS

The Global Innovation Index (GII): Challenges and Opportunities for African Countries

Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
November 24, 2020

Organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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Seminario Internacional Ciencia, Tecnologia e Innovacion: motor para impulsar el desarrollo sustentable de Chile post-pandemia

Santiago (online), Chile
November 19, 2020

Lorena Rivera Leon will present the GII 2020 results for Chile in an inernational seminar organized by Fundacion COPEC

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Casted Virtual Event On Global Innovation Index 2020

Beijing, China
October 16, 2020

Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development (CASTED) is proud to host, in a partnership with the Global Innovation Index (GII) team, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), workshop focused on the main results of GII 2020 report related to China and who will finance innovation.

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Roundtable for the Executives of National and Regional IP Associations in ASEAN

Singapore, Singapore
October 15, 2020

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2020 to the Heads of IP Associations in ASEAN.

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The Global Innovation Index 2020: Implications for the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
October 4, 2020

This seminar presents the results of the GII 2020 and outlines some lessons for the future success of the UAE as an innovation hotspot.

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Launch of the GII 2020 in New York, the United States

New York, United States of America
September 15, 2020

The Global Innovation Index 2020: Who Will Finance Innovation? is launched in the United States.

GII 2020 Briefing for Inter-American Development Bank

Washington, D.C., United States of America
September 14, 2020

Beatriz Amorim-Borher, Carsten Fink and Soumitra Dutta present the GII 2020 at the Inter-American Development Bank.

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GII 2020 Briefing for Tanzania

Dodoma, Tanzania, United Rep.
September 11, 2020

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2020 to government officials in Tanzania. Join event here

GII 2020 Briefing with Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan
September 9, 2020

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2020 to government officials in Uzbekistan.

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GII 2020 Briefing with Viet Nam

Hanoi, Viet Nam
September 8, 2020

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2020 results to government officials in Viet Nam.

 

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Launch of the GII 2020 In São Paulo

São Paulo, Brazil
September 4, 2020

The Global Innovation Index 2020: Who Will Finance Innovation? is launched in Brazil with GII Knowledge Partner National Confederation of Industry (CNI) - Brazil

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GII 2020 Briefing for the Philippines

Manila, Philippines
September 4, 2020

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2020 to government officials in the Philippines.

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Launch of the GII 2020 In New Delhi, India

New Delhi, India
September 3, 2020

The Global Innovation Index 2020: Who Will Finance Innovation? is launched in India.

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GII 2020 Briefing for China

Beijing, China
September 3, 2020

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2020 to government officials in China.

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Vietnam awards GII Medal for the Cause of Science and Technology

Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam
March 25, 2020

Vietnam officially recognizes the Global Innovation Index (GII) for its great contribution to the development of science, technology and innovation in the country through a “Medal for the Cause of Science and Technology”. 

 

Turkey Study Visit to WIPO for the GII

Geneva, Switzerland
February 26, 2020

Delegates from the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), The Turkish Ministry of Industry and Technology, the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office, and the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the World Trade Organization visited WIPO Headquarters to discuss Turkey's GII Innovation Roadmap and pay a courtesy call on WIPO Director General Francis Gurry.

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High-Level Technical Meeting on Global Innovation Index in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines
February 17, 2020

GII Co-Editor Dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent and Andrew Michael S. Ong, WIPO Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, co-host a high-level technical meeting on the Global Innovation Index in Manila with H.E. Ambassador Evan P. Garcia, Permanenet Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations, and ministers of state Secretary Fortunato dela Peña of the Department of Science and Technology, Secretary Ramon Lopez of the Department of Trade and Industry, and Secretary William Dar of the Department of Agriculture of the Philippines.

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