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Digital transformation has been the catalyst in driving economies around the world amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. According to the World Intellectual Property Organization Global Innovation Index 2021, innovation was a key ingredient in facing unprecedented challenges and creation of more resilient organizations and societies.
Switzerland tops the list with Sweden and the US making up the top three. As in previous years, the majority of the top ten most innovative economies continue to be from Europe.
Representing Asia is Singapore in eight spot and China in 12th spot. Notable middle-income economies from Asia that are changing the innovation landscape include Thailand (43), Vietnam (44), India (46) and the Philippines (51).
DKSH is proud of Switzerland being recognized for its innovation-driven initiatives. To have the organization’s roots in the most innovative market in the world simply reflects our continued pursuit of innovative services that aim to enrich people’s lives in Asia and beyond.
See where your market stands in the full list at The World’s Most Innovative Countries, 2021 | INSEAD Knowledge.
Also, check out more insights into Asia trends on DKSH’s Insights.