30 Most Innovative Countries

By Wei Lu and Marcus Chan - 2014-01-22T23:01:10Z

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12. France

France ranked 12th in Bloomberg's Global Innovation Index. Here is how the country ranked in the determining factors:

R&D intensity: 16th

Productivity: 16th

High-tech density: 15th

Researcher concentration: 20th

Manufacturing capability: 38th

Tertiary efficiency: 15th

Patent activity: 10th