In the 2015 Global Innovation 1000 study, Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business, analyzed the flows of R&D spending among companies and countries worldwide. It found that the geographic footprint of innovation has expanded dramatically in the years since the first study in 2008. The new landscape reflects significant regional shifts, as more companies pursue innovation programs abroad in search of access to top talent and high-growth market.
The Global Creativity Index (GCI), created by the Martin Prosperity Institute, is a broad-based measure for advanced economic growth and sustainable prosperity based on the 3Ts of economic development — talent, technology, and tolerance. It rates and ranks 139 nations worldwide on each of these dimensions and on the overall measure of creativity and prosperity.
Nesta, UK launched The European Digital City Index (EDCi) – an index which describes how well different European cities support digital entrepreneurship. It was produced as part of the European Digital Forum, which exists to support digital entrepreneurship and digital startups across Europe.
City Initiatives for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CITIE) provides city policymakers with a resource to help them develop the policy initiatives that catalyse innovation and entrepreneurship in cities.
The Good Country Index tries to measure how much each country contributes to the planet and to the human race. Using a wide range of data from the U.N. and other international organisations, we’ve given each country a balance-sheet to show at a glance whether it’s a net creditor to mankind, a burden on the planet, etc.
The Global Innovation Index 2011 ranks 125 countries/economies across the world in terms of their innovation capabilities and results. The Report highlights those countries that achieve more innovation outputs surmounting weaknesses from the input side – the efficient innovators – and those that lag behind in fulfilling their innovation potential.
Just released the EU Innovation Scoreboard 2011, which has been prepared by the Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT). The report is based on the performance of 25 innovation indicators which are grouped