The Global Innovation Index 2009-10 ranks countries on parameters like ‘Institutions’, ‘Human Capacity’ and ‘Business Sophistication’ to arrive at a global ranking for nations on innovation using the methodology developed by Professor Soumitra Dutta of INSEAD.

The GII Report 2009–2010, the third in the series, presents the latest findings and highlights the best policies and practices for promoting innovation readiness. The Report offers a comprehensive snapshot and this year covers a record number of 132 economies. Also included in the Report is an extensive section on country profiles covering over 60 indicators looking at different aspects of innovation.