30 Most Innovative Countries

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

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8. Switzerland

Switzerland ranked eighth in Bloomberg's Global Innovation Index. Here is how the country ranked in the determining factors:

R&D intensity: 8th

Productivity: 3rd

High-tech density: 9th

Researcher concentration: 22nd

Manufacturing capability: 16th

Tertiary efficiency: 35th

Patent activity: 29th