31 Aug '12, 7am

Switzerland tops Global Innovation Index 2012 (followed by Sweden and Singapore)

overall GII top 10 performers has changed little from last year. Switzerland, Sweden , and Singapore are followed in the top ten by Finland, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, Hong Kong (China), Ireland, and the United States of America. Canada is the only country leaving the top 10 this year, mirroring weakening positions on all main GII innovation input and output pillars. The report shows that the U.S.A. continues to be an innovation leader but also cites relative shortfalls in areas such as education, human resources and innovation outputs as causing a drop in its innovation ranking.

Full article: http://www.booz.com/global/home/press/article/50710643

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