More collaborative and more global

Business expectations for 2020:

innovation management

Global Innovation Index

The Global Innovation Index 2016

The Global Innovation Index 2016 (GII), in its 9th edition this year, is co-published by Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO, an agency of the United Nations, UN). IMP³rove – European Innovation Management Academy contributes as knowledge partner.

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is used as a tool for reviewing and supporting various innovation policies and their claims to effectiveness. The index aims to capture the many facets of innovation, including policies that promote long-term growth, increase job prospects, and improve productivity. The index covers 128 economies around the world and uses 82 country-level indicators across a range of themes. It complements to the company-level innovation-capability database of IMP³rove – European Innovation Management Academy.

We contributed to a chapter of the Global Innovation Index based on a survey with executives on “The Management of Global Innovation: Business expectations for 2020”. Our study shows that many business leaders expect a shift in innovation paradigms which requires a profound organizational change. Highlights:



Executives expect innovation management to become more global and more collaborative.

Collaboration partners:

johnson cornell university
While executives expect an increasing impact of innovation partnerships, most companies are not ready to navigate this changing environment.

We invite you to reach out to us to start an innovation capability assessment for your company or to discuss your country’s innovation management performance.

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