Save the Date: September 29, 2022 – Launch of the Global Innovation Index 2022

Save the Date: September 29, 2022 – Launch of the Global Innovation Index 2022

August 4, 2022

The 15th edition of WIPO’s Global Innovation Index (GII) will be released on Thursday, September 29, 2022, from 13:30 to 16:00 p.m. (Geneva time) during a hybrid event featuring ministers, business leaders and innovation experts. The event will include a presentation of key findings of the GII 2022 and two panel discussions.

The GII 2022 tracks global innovation trends against the background of an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, slowing productivity growth and other ongoing challenges.

Join the launch to discover this year’s most innovative economies in the world. The GII ranks the innovation performance of 132 economies, highlighting their innovation strengths and weaknesses.

Theme: What is the future of innovation-driven growth?

This 2022 edition of the GII focuses on the effect of innovation on productivity and wellbeing of society over the coming decades.

The report addresses the following question: Is stagnation and low productivity growth here to stay, or are we about to enter a new era, where new innovation spurts – the Digital Age and the Deep Science Innovation waves – bring about an economic uplift?

Launch event

The hybrid launch event will take place in the WIPO Conference Hall at WIPO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. For in-person participation, registration will open on August 30, 2022.

The launch will also be streamed live on WIPO’s website, with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish.

About the Global Innovation Index

Innovation is at the heart of WIPO’s mission. Since 2007, decision-makers from around the world have relied on the GII to better understand the strengths and weaknesses of national innovation systems and to inform their policy directions.