WIPO Director General Francis Gurry and Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of Railways, Government of India, speak ahead of the July 24, 2019, launch of the Global Innovation Index 2019 (GII) in New Delhi, India.
The GII 2019 ranks the innovation performance of 129 countries and economies around the world, based on 80 indicators. It is co-published by WIPO, Cornell University and INSEAD. The GII is the world’s premier tool for evaluating economies’ innovation capacity and performance. It is used by countries across the globe to better understand how to foster innovation among their populations, with policy makers using the GII’s findings and methodology in creative ways to advance innovation-led economic and social growth.