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Global Innovation Index and the National Role

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
December 14, 2016

Workshop on the Global Innovation Index, joined by keynote speeches and remarks from King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and WIPO on Saudi Arabia and the GII



Global Innovation Index 2016 Regional Launch

Mexico City, Mexico
October 17, 2016

Hosted by WIPO, the Mexican Institute for Industrial Property, and the Mexican Secretariat of Economics. Dr. Carsten Fink, Chief Economist, WIPO, and Dr. Rafael Escalona Reynoso, Lead Researcher, Cornell University, will present the GII as used by gov’t & the private sector.

Global Innovation Index 2016

Singapore, Singapore
October 13, 2016

GII event in Singapore hosted by INSEAD and WIPO, highlighting the Global Innovation Index 2016, as well as the role of Singapore in global innovation.

Program for Innovation and Economic Growth Seminar

Kampala, Uganda
October 11, 2016

Hosted by the Minister for Science, Technology, and Innovation. Dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Senior Economist, WIPO, will be presenting on the Global Innovation Index 2016 report and on the Ugandan Innovation System.

Discussion on the Global Innovation Index

Department of Commerce, Washington D.C, United States of America
September 27, 2016

Discussion led by Soumitra Dutta, Dean of the College of Business at Cornell University, on the USA and the Global Innovation Index, co-published by Cornell University, INSEAD, and WIPO

2016 Berlin Research Symposium

Berlin, Germany
September 23, 2016

Research Symposium hosted by the Federal Government’s Centre of Excellence for the Cultural and Creative Industries focusing on invigorating and expanding international relations in Culture and Creative Industries


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Africa Partnership Conference 2016

Port Louis, Mauritius
September 20, 2016

GII presentation at the Africa Partnership Conference: “Creating Shared Value through Sustainable Investment”, organized by the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies and the Government of Mauritius.


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Roundtable Forum on Global Innovation Index Research

PKU Lakeview Hotel, Beijing, China
August 30, 2016

Roundtable Forum on the Global Innovation Index, co-organized by School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Peking University and WIPO.


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Global Innovation Index 2016

Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, India
August 19, 2016

GII Event in India hosted by Government of India NITI Aayog, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with the participation of Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (IC) for Commerce & Industry.

Global Innovation Index 2016 Release

Geneva, Switzerland
August 15, 2016

The GII was released at a press conference at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, co-published by WIPO, INSEAD, and Cornell University.

Innovation and Intellectual Property Policy Conference

Colombo, Sri Lanka
June 13, 2016

Workshop on Innovation System Assessment in the Context of Global Innovation Index (GII) and Sri Lanka Innovation Index (SLINDEX). National Level Innovation and Intellectual Property Policy Conference.

Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum

Headquarters of the UN, New York City, United States of America
June 6, 2016

The Role of Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Development Headquarters of the United Nations, New York City