According to the study, the stronger a country's contribution to global innovation, the greater its own success in innovation is domestically. Relative to the size of their economies, the nations at the top invest more in science and human capital, and have stronger innovation incentivizing tax policies.
Top 10 countries contributing most to global innovation through policy
Helsinki is the most innovative mobile app city in Europe
Another recent study supports Finland’s positive attitude towards the importance of global innovations. A report by Caribou Digital studied where the most successful mobile apps are developed and ranked Helsinki second innovative city in the world. Researchers defined success by developers whose products were ranked in the best 500 in different app stores. Finland’s success is mainly the result of the hit games Clash of Clans and Hay day by Supercell.
TOP 5 cities with highest concentration of commercially successful app developers
- SF Bay area (USA)
- Helsinki (Finland)
- Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
- Gurgaon (India)
- Taipei (Taiwan)