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World's 10 Most Innovative Nations

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, 01 July 2013, 03:06 Hrs   |    3 Comments
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Bangalore:  We are in the phase of metamorphoses being led by technology: The world is not too big any more, thanks to the web; The life expectancy of people has been increased and you are not too old unless you want to be; Smartphones are getting more personal everyday, with which you share everything. All these which contribute to the changes are direct results of innovations. So which are the top 10 countries that are wearing the crown for being innovative? Here’s is the list, as compiled by Bloomberg based on following seven factors.

Research and development intensity, Productivity, High-tech density (High-tech public companies -- such as aerospace and defense, biotechnology, hardware, software, semiconductors, Internet software & services), Researcher concentration, Manufacturing capability, Tertiary efficiency (Enrollment ratio in all subjects for post-secondary students) and Patent activity (Resident patent filings per million population) 

10 France

France was the land of the famous inventions viz, The Braille System a reading and writing system for the blind, was invented by Louis Braille; Sewing Machine, invited by Barthelemy Thimonnier and many others. Currently the French government is pumping lots of money to see that the country retains its lineage for innovations.

R&D intensity: 14th
Productivity: 6th
High-tech density: 8th
Researcher concentration: 18th
Manufacturing capability: 73rd
Tertiary efficiency: 12th
Patent activity: 18th

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Reader's comments(3)
1: Where we stand?
Ajay Kumar, Baddi, H.P
Posted by:ajay kumar - 08 Jul, 2013
2: How about Switzerland,UK and China?
Dr.A.Jagadeesh Nellore(AP),India
Posted by:Anumakonda - 01 Jul, 2013
Yes, that leaves out UK, Taiwan, China, Israel but includes Singapore. Singapore the 7th most innovative and better than these four? Must be measuring only the "research" on "Human Control Technology"?
No No No No No Replied to: Anumakonda - 25 Jul, 2013