Among the many indicators of the current and future robustness of the innovation environment, two of the most critical include the relative priority of innovation and the outlook for increased innovation spending over the coming year. This year’s survey finds these two metrics at their highest levels in more than five years.
- Apple has been number one every year since 2005.
- Google has been number two every year since 2006.
- Microsoft has been in the top ten every year since 2005.
- IBM and Sony have been in the top ten nearly every year since 2005.
See the list of Top Innovative Companies.