50 Most Innovative Countries

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2013-02-01T16:37:18Z

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12. Ireland

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

R&D intensity: 21st

Productivity: 8th

High-tech density: 19th

Researcher concentration: 21st

Manufacturing capability: 7th

Tertiary efficiency: 9th

Patent activity: 32nd