Evaluation of Leading Indicators of Innovation

To improve the understanding of innovation’s measurement, the Council set about to find, curate, dissect and understand the complete set of the world’s existing indexes of innovation. This inquiry led to the discovery of 17 innovation indexes and 14 innovation surveys and reports (listed in Figure 1 and Figure 1a), which together identify some 45 indicators of innovation (listed in Figure 2).

2 March 2016