World's top 10 innovative economies
Updated: 2016-08-18 07:11
No 10 Germany (No 12 in 2015)
Switzerland retained its title as the world's most innovative country, followed by Sweden and the United Kingdom, according to this year's Global Innovation Index.
China was ranked 25th – the first time a middle-income country has joined the highly developed economies that have dominated the top of the index in its nine editions.
The Global Innovation Index 2016, co-published by Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), surveyed 128 economies, using 82 indicators to gauge both innovative capabilities and measurable results.
Let's take a look at the world's top 10 most innovative economies.