Israel ranks 15th on the 2014 Global Innovation IndexJul. 22, 2014
The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2014, was launched this week in Sydney alongside a meeting of international business leaders.
The index is co-published by the UN World Intellectual Property Organization, Cornell University, and INSEAD, a global business school. The the index was developed together with the World Intellectual Property Organization Director General Francis Gurry.
The top 20 innovative countries according to the index are: Switzerland, UK, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands, United States, Singapore, Denmark, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, Ireland, Canada, Germany, Norway, Israel, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, and Austria.
Israel, who ranks 15th, the Index makers write: "Israel is another country that we expect to rise further as the high level of education, the interest of the younger generation in engineering and IT careers and the prevalence of conducive conditions for technology exports provide the right mix of factors for innovation".
For the full rank on INSEAD website click here.