SINGAPORE (July 11): Singapore has moved up two notches to be the fifth most innovative country amongst 126 nations in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018 report.

Retaining its top spot as the most innovative country in Asia, the Republic is ranked just behind European innovation powerhouses Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Co-published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organisation, the annual GII report compares the innovation performance and capabilities of global economies.

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