30 Most Innovative Countries

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

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5. Germany

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

R&D intensity: 9th

Productivity: 20th

High-tech density: 6th

Researcher concentration: 17th

Manufacturing capability: 3rd

Tertiary efficiency: 25th

Patent activity: 6th

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