50 Most Innovative Countries

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

Photograph by Bob Stefko

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1. United States

The United States ranked 1st in Bloomberg's Global Innovation Index. Here is how the country ranked in the determining factors:

R&D intensity: 9th

Productivity: 3rd

High-tech density: 1st

Researcher concentration: 10th

Manufacturing capability: 52nd

Tertiary efficiency: 26th

Patent activity: 6th