ISO 9001 certification used as a measure in Global Innovation Index
The Global Innovation Index (GII) provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 131 economies around the world. The index is the result of a collaboration between Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The GII has gained international recognition, establishing itself as both a leading reference on innovation and a ‘tool for action’ for decision makers. It recognises the link between innovation as an engine for economic and social growth in an increasingly knowledge-based global economy.
One of the 80 indicators used to measure a country’s innovation performance is the number of accredited certificates to the quality management system standard, ISO 9001.
The 2020 report can be accessed from the Global Innovation Index website.
Source: Cornell University, INSEAD, and WIPO (2020): The Global Innovation Index 2020: Who Will Finance Innovation?, Ithaca, Fontainebleau, and Geneva.