According to the Global Innovation Index, (GII) presented by the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (Wipo) in the capital of India New Delhi, Switzerland is confirmed as the most innovative country in the world, followed by Sweden, USA, Holland and Great Britain. Italy it only places 30esima in the GII Index, even if it dates back to a position with respect to the 2018
Albania was included at the 83th position, the last in Europe behind the other Western Balkan countries such as Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Montenegro.
The publication of WIPO
La WIPO, to draw up this classification, takes into consideration the situation of institutions in Albania, such as the political environment, commercial activity, the regulatory situation and the level of difficulty in opening a business and maintaining it. In this context, Albania has been awarded 65.8 points by the world organization for intellectual property.
As for human capital - where education, research and development are included - 22.7 points were awarded to Albania. With regards to infrastructures, where information and communication technology, infrastructure in general and ecological sustainability are included, 46.2 points have been awarded to the Land of Eagles.
The other sectors that are taken as reference for the evaluation of WIPO are the sophistication of the market (investments, trade and finance, 53.4 points for Albania), that of companies (knowledge of workers, innovation, 24 points), knowledge of technological products (impact of knowledge, absorption of knowledge) 12.2 points for Albania) and the presence of creative products (24.4 points for Albania) such as, for example, online creativity.
The country considered the most innovative in the world and therefore leading this ranking is Switzerland (67.24 points on 100), which precedes Sweden, the United States, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Furthermore, this year's WIPO publication data shows that innovation is booming despite the global economic slowdown, especially in Asian countries.
On the other hand, Nigeria (18.13 points), Burundi (17.65 points) and Yemen (14.49 points) close the rankings.
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