The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a ranking of countries as per their success and capacity in innovation. It is published yearly by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). India has been ranked as the 52nd most innovative nation in the world in 2019; up 5 places from 2018.
- GII is developed jointly by Cornell University, INSEAD and World Intellectual Property Organization
- GII 2019 ranks 129 economies based on 80 indicators, compiled under 7 pillars
- India is in the top half of the GII rankings in 2019
- India has retained its position as the most innovative country among Central and South Asian countries