In the ranking of the 50 most innovative countries in the world, compiled by Bloomberg, Ukraine was placed on the 42 position. On the 41st position was Greece, on the 43rd — Bulgaria.
Ratings were based on several factors: the concentration of high-tech industry and labor productivity, the level of education and patenting activity.
By the level of research intensity Ukraine got 37th place, and productivity — 69, the concentration of high-tech — 47, the number of scientists — 39, industry performance — 34, education — 6, and patent activity — 17.
The first took place in the rating of the United States, the second — South Korea, the third — Germany. Five leaders in innovation closes Sweden.
Among the other countries of the former Soviet Union Russia — 14th place, Estonia — 30, Lithuania — 33, Latvia — 44, Belarus — 49.