Innovation Ecosystem

The Israeli innovation ecosystem maintained its leading position in 2019, and is highly ranked in different international indices.

Israel is ranked 6th in Bloomberg’s Innovation Index went up from 10th to 11th place in the Global Innovation Index, and maintained its 6th place position in the Global Start-Up Ecosystem Ranking.

Innovation Ecosystem

In the OECD R&D Intensity Index (R&D investment as a ratio of GDP) Israel continues to hold a leading position, sharing first place with Korea, with its national spending on R&D being 4.5% of the GDP.

R&D investment as a ratio of GDP

Read more at 2019 Innovation Report from Israel Innovation Authority here.