The challenge is played at the ecosystem level

Ambrosetti Club proposes a way to measure the competitiveness: the Innosystem Index.
The company point up that the challenge for the growth is played to day at the national level. The integrated innovation ecosystem is determined by the interactions among business, academia and government. (The Quadruple Helix Model adds citizens).
The most innovative countries have developed local clusters of excellence, but the lesson from Ambrosetti is that there isn’t a single model of success, nor an organizational/functional configuration of reference.
Here you can upload the executive summary (.pdf/en)