Submitted by ub on Sat, 12/17/2022 - 17:54

Switzerland ranks at the top⁠ of the most innovative nations for the 12th year in a row above the U.S., South Korea, and Israel.

it could be a new idea, method, or device : novelty. : the introduction of something new. innovational. 

For many, this may come as a surprise. However, the country’s intellectual property rules are considered world-class, and they are complemented by strong collaboration between universities and industry. In addition, the country attracts top talent thanks to its high quality of living. 

At second is the United States, which is a top spender on R&D at over $700 billion per year. Globally, four of the five top Research and Development spending companies are in America: Amazon ($42.7 billion), Alphabet ($27.6 billion), Microsoft ($19.3 billion), and Apple ($18.8 billion).

These are the four types of innovation that stand out and seem to be the consensus among organizations looking for a groundbreaking idea, concept, or product.

  • Incremental innovation. ... 
  • Adjacent innovation. ... 
  • Disruptive innovation. ... 
  • Radical innovation.