The 2013 Global Innovation 1000 Study: Navigating the digital future
Year after year, our Global Innovation 1000 study has demonstrated that it is not how much companies spend on research and development that determines success — what really matters is how those R&D funds are invested in capabilities, talent, process, and tools. In addition to our recurring analysis of R&D spending trends, our ninth annual study of the world’s 1,000 largest publicly listed corporate R&D spenders focuses on the digital enablers of the innovation process: how the most successful companies are — and aren’t — using digital tools and processes to improve speed, decrease cost, enhance quality, reduce complexity, and sharpen insight into customer and market needs to improve their innovation efforts.
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Global Innovation 1000 videos
Author Barry Jaruzelski discusses R&D spending by all companies on the 2013 Global Innovation 1000 list.
Author John Loehr reviews the 10 most innovative companies ranked by our survey respondents this year.
Authors Barry Jaruzelski, John Loehr, and Richard Holman explain how digital enablers are helping companies innovate.
This interactive graphic compares region and industry R&D spending by all Global Innovation 1000 companies over the past nine years.
This interactive graphic shows the 20 publicly traded companies worldwide that spent the most on R&D in each of the past nine years.
Strategy&’s annual study of R&D spending reveals the tools that are transforming innovation — from customer insight to product launch.
An interactive graphic about the tools that are transforming innovation.
Having an R&D budget alone doesn't lead to successful innovation. Companies need to be set up to encourage, recognize, support, and implement great ideas. Plus, a new Strategy& online survey
helps you check your innovation proficiency.
Year after year, we determine the largest spenders on R&D across the world. We also ask executives to identify the companies they consider to be the most innovative in the world.
Our global press release for the 2013 Global Innovation 1000 study.
This report highlights key facts and figures about trends in R&D spending and this year’s theme on the digital enablers of the innovation process.