GOUSA falls out of Top 10 innovator nations

South Korea returned to first place in the latest Bloomberg Innovation Index, while the U.S. dropped out of a top 10 that features a cluster of European countries…

The Bloomberg index analyzes dozens of criteria using seven equally weighted metrics, including research and development spending, manufacturing capability and concentration of high-tech public companies…

In a report last year, the National Science Board found that “where once the U.S. was the uncontested leader in science and engineering, we are now playing a less dominant role…”

Given that almost anything BUT science and technology plays an important role in American politics, I have to wonder how long we’ll stay in the Top 20.