Switzerland holds on to the number one ranking in the Global Innovation Index 2013 as the US rejoins the top 5.

Switzerland is once again the most-innovative nation in the world according to the Global Innovation Index 2013 (GII).

Sweden holds on to the number two spot, whereas the UK, Netherlands, and US climb up into the third, fourth and fifth spots, respectively.

The full top ten is as follows:

  1. Switzerland (Number 1 in 2012)
  2. Sweden (2)
  3. United Kingdom (5)
  4. Netherlands (6)
  5. United States (10)
  6. Finland (4)
  7. Hong Kong (8)
  8. Singapore (3)
  9. Denmark (7)
  10. Ireland (9)

Francis Gurry, director…

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