March 29, 2016
The one country that will be ahead of the world in terms of innovations is Switzerland. Ranked with the highest score of 68.3, the country holds the first place in GII ranking out of 141 countries. The second place is held by the UK with a score of 62.42.
Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and the USA are the world’s five most-innovative nations while Sudan, Togo, Guinea, Myanmar and Yemen are the least innovative ones.
Data source: Global Innovation Index Report 2015
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