The Global Innovation Index (GII) provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 127 countries and economies around the world. The index is the result of a collaboration between Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The GII has gained international recognition, establishing itself as both a leading reference on innovation and a ‘tool for action’ for decision makers. It recognises the link between innovation as an engine for economic and social growth in an increasingly knowledge-based global economy.
- One of the 81 indicators used to measure a country’s innovation is the number of accredited certificates to the quality management system standard, ISO 9001.
A copy of the 2017 report can be accessed from the Public Sector Assurance website.