Germany: Innovation index

(measure: points; source: Cornell University, INSEAD, and the WIPO)

Germany: Innovations index (0-100)

: For that indicator, Cornell University, INSEAD, and the WIPO provides data for Germany from 2011 to 2016. The average value for Germany during that period was 56.32 points with a minumum of 54.9 points in 2011 and a maximum of 57.9 points in 2016. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The Global Innovation Index capture elements of the national economy that enable innovative activities: (1) Institutions, (2) Human capital and research, (3) Infrastructure, (4) Market sophistication, and (5) Business sophistication. Two output pillars capture actual evidence of innovation outputs: (6) Knowledge and technology outputs and (7) Creative outputs. The full report, data, and documentation are available at global innovation index

Definition: The Global Innovation Index includes two sub-indices: the Innovation Input Sub-Index and the Innovation Output Sub-Index. The first sub-index is based on five pillars: Institutions, Human capital and research, Infrastructure, Market sophistication, and Business sophistication. The second sub-index is based on two pillars: Knowledge and technology outputs and Creative outputs. Each pillar is divided into sub-pillars and each sub-pillar is composed of individual indicators.