An Innovative Nation is a Connected Nation

The value of connectivity is difficult to overestimate – nations that are most successful in innovation adoption are the most connected nations, where the rate of internet penetration and mobile technology adoption are the highest. Indeed, nations recognized as the most innovative ones in GII 2016 – Switzerland, Sweden, the UK, the USA, Finland, Singapore, Iceland, Denmark, Netherlands and Germany – all have internet penetration rates varying from 82.5% to 100%.

Data sources: GII 2016, Internet Users by Country (2016)

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