To prepare this classification that evaluates 132 countries, WIPO, an organization that is part of the United Nations, takes into account the following factors: institutions, human capital and research, infrastructure, business and market development, and creative production, of knowledge and technology.
Although there are differences between countries, the specialist highlights that the technological environment currently allows greater access to high-level resources, which is significant, since large innovation processes can be generated in small environments and without the need to resort to to a large amount of capital or infrastructure, thanks to technology-as-a-service models.
Although he comments that the leadership of the future will be in those who dare to experiment, he accepts that even now the education systems break with the development of new ideas. “Children don’t have preconceptions and formal education mechanisms take that creativity away from you by requiring them to follow such rigid instructions,” she laments.
Diversity environments are necessary in the world of innovation, because in this way respect for different ideas is fostered and innovation is built instead of contempt. “Creativity is not an individual exercise, but one of cooperation,” he concludes.