Vietnam climbs 19 places in innovation index

Friday, 25 September 2015
Viet Nam is ranked 52th out of 141 countries in this year’s Global Innovation Index (GII), up 19 places from last year, according to a report by the World Intellectual Property Organisation, Cornell University and the Emerging Markets Institute INSEAD.

According to the GII report, Viet Nam, together with China, Malaysia, India, Jordan and Kenya, are among a group of countries outperforming their economic peers. 

Countries that improved their innovation performance ranking compared to last year. (Source:
In Southeast Asia, the country is in third place behind only Singapore and Malaysia thanks to the considerable investment in science and technology development over the past year.

GII, annually co-published by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), US-based Cornell University, France-based INSEAD business school, surveys 141 economies worldwide, using 79 indicators to gauge both innovative capabilities and measurable results. 

Van Hai (Source: VGP News)

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