VN climbs 19 places in innovation index
15:16 | 24/09/2015

VGP - 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.

Countries that improved their innovation performance ranking compared to last year. (Source:

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.

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. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           By Vien Nhu 
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