Charting innovation

 

These two stories show the future of innovation taking shape.

 

 

Click “play” below the graph to watch as the countries that spent more on R&D over the past two decades reaped the benefits by gaining progressively more patents. The size of each dot represents total spending, and their colours represent the number of patents per capita, red for higher intensity and blue for lower. 

 

 

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Click “play” below the following graph to see how, over the past decade or two, emerging-market countries come from nowhere and quickly start climbing the “innovation slope”.

 

 

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See also Measuring Innovation: A New Perspective

 

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Measuring Innovation: A New Perspective - online version

 

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