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For the second year in a row Switzerland, Sweden and Singapore took out the top three places for overall innovation performance according to the Global Innovation Index 2012 (GII), published by INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
The report ranks 141 countries on the basis of their innovation capabilities and results. Croatia was ranked 42nd on the list with 40.7 points out of a possible 100 points, an improvement of two places on the list from its 44th place ranking last year. Croatia was ranked 26th out of nations in the European region.
Croatia scored best in the category on infrastructure and scored worst when it came to having a 'sophisticated market', according to the index.
Switzerland took out the number one spot this year with a socre of 68.2, with Sweden scoring 64.8 and Singapore with 63.5, reported website politika plus.
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