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Iran’s Rank Improves 10 Notches in Global Innovation Index 2018

Innovation Efficiency Ratio is Iran’s main strength, in which the country’s ranking jumped from 51st position in 2016 to 11th this year
Iran’s Rank Improves 10 Notches in Global Innovation Index 2018Iran’s Rank Improves 10 Notches in Global Innovation Index 2018
Compared to other countries in the Central and Southern Asia region, Iran performs above average in four out of the seven GII areas: human capital & research, infrastructure, knowledge & technology outputs and creative outputs

Iran has been ranked 65th in the Global Innovation Index 2018, rising 10 positions from last year. 
Innovation Efficiency Ratio is Iran's main strength, in which the country is ranked 11th worldwide. 
Iran has also garnered top ranks this year in terms of productivity growth and science and engineering graduates.
The country is highly efficient in translating its innovation inputs into outputs, reads the Iran-specific report published by World Intellectual Property Organization, noting that this is demonstrated by the Innovation Efficiency Ratio that shows a positive trend, jumping from 51st position in 2016 to 11th this year.
Iran has a much better performance in innovation outputs than in inputs. 

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