France up three places in the Global Innovation Index

The 10th edition of the Global Innovation Index, jointly published by Cornell University, INSEAD Business School and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), assesses the performance and potential of 127 countries in innovation.

France was ranked 15th in the Global Innovation Index 2017, up three places from 2016, with scores among the top 25 countries under each of the seven pillars that are used to compile the standings. France’s position has been improving steadily in recent years, from 22nd place in 2014 to 21st in 2015, then 18th in 2016. On a separate note, Paris came in 10th this year in a new ranking of innovative clusters throughout the world.

This year’s edition looks at innovation carried out in agriculture and food systems, thereby highlighting France’s incontrovertible strengths in agricultural innovation.

If you’d like to find out more, clicke here to read a summary of the report prepared by Business France (in French).

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