Sunday, July 29, 2012

Global Innovation Index 2012

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a recognition of the key role that innovation serves as a driver of economic growth and prosperity. It is also an acknowledgement of the need for a broad horizontal vision of innovation that is applicable to both developed and emerging economies, with the inclusion of indicators that go beyond the traditional measures of innovation (such as the level of research and development in a given country). The GII is a valuable benchmarking tool to facilitate public-private dialogue, whereby policymakers, business leaders and other stakeholders can evaluate progress on a continual basis.
The fifth edition (2012), of the GII is co-published by INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).


  • Full Report  (8.9mb)
  • Table of Contents 
  • Preface by INSEAD and WIPO 
  • Forewords by Knowledge Partners 
  • Contributors 
  • Advisory Board 
  • Global Innovation Index 2012 Rankings 
  • Chapter 1: The Global Innovation Index 2012: Stronger Innovation Linkages for Global Growth 
    • Annex 1: The Global Innovation Index Conceptual Framework 
    • Annex 2: Adjustments to the Global Innovation Index Framework and Year-on-Year Comparability of Results 
    • Annex 3: Statistical Tests on the Global Innovation Index 
  • Chapter 2: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Driving Innovation 
  • Chapter 3: Academia-Industry Innovation Linkages in the Case of Saudi Arabia: Developing a University-Industry Triple-Helix Framework to Promote Research and Development Collaboration 
  • Chapter 4: Accounting for Science-Industry Collaboration in Innovation: Existing Metrics and Related Challenges 
  • Chapter 5: The Role of Coherent Linkages in Fostering Innovation-Based Economies in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries 
  • Chapter 6: The Russian Federation: A New Innovation Policy for Sustainable Growth 
  • Chapter 7: Shaping the National Innovation System: The Indian Perspective 
  • Chapter 8: An Integrated Policy Approach in Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development: A UNESCO Idea in Action 
  • Chapter 9: Broadband, Inevitable Innovation, and Development 
  • Chapter 10: The Internet: An Unprecedented and Unparalleled Platform for Innovation and Change 
  • Chapter 11: We Are All Content Creators Now: Measuring Creativity and Innovation in the Digital Economy 
  • Appendix I: Index of Country/Economy Profiles 
  • Appendix II: Data tables 
  • Appendix III: Sources and Definitions 
  • Appendix IV: Technical Notes 
  • Appendix V: About the Authors 

© 2012 INSEAD and WIPOs

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