Israel Up Five Places on Bloomberg’s Innovative Countries List
Israel was ranked fifth on Bloomberg’s annual list published Tuesday, ahead of countries like the U.S. and Japan
CTech | 12:33 23.01.2019
Israel came in fifth on Bloomberg’s list of World’s Most Innovative Countries for 2019, published Monday, up five places from its 2018 ranking. The annual list takes into account parameters such as spending on research and development, manufacturing capabilities, and concentration of public tech companies.
For daily updates, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here.Israel’s jump was mainly thanks to its patent activity (fourth place overall, according to Bloomberg). The country scored particularly high on research and development intensity (first place), research personnel concentration (second place), and high-tech density(fifth place).