Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021

Tracking Innovation through the COVID-19 Crisis

The 14th edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) (released on September 20, 2021) provides new data and analysis on the state of global innovation and allows readers and policy-makers to benchmark the innovation ecosystem performance of more than 130 economies. The latest edition of the report includes a novel new feature, the Global Innovation Tracker, which gives a snapshot on the pulse of global innovation, including throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 2021 virtual launch event featured the latest ranking of innovation performance of economies around the world, as well as discussion by heads of state, ministers and business executives on how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the global innovation landscape. Watch the recordings.

The GII is published by WIPO in partnership with the Portulans Institute, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI), Ecopetrol (Colombia) and the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM).

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