The Czech Republic ranked 24th in the Global Innovation Index 2017, which assess the innovation output of 127 countries. The Czech Republic advanced three positions in the chart thanks to the improved output in the production of advanced and semi-advanced technologies. Slovakia ranked 34th. The Czech Republic has the innovation efficiency ratio of 13, while Slovakia 25. The sub-index of the innovation output is 16 in the Czech Republic and 35 in Slovakia. The analysis was published by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization).