The CNS Summit Pharma Innovation Index

Launched at CNS Summit 2016, the CNS Summit Pharma Innovation Index ranked life science companies developing new treatments, based on publicly available information, with regards to three facets of innovation:

  • Technology Advancement
  • Trial Optimization
  • Innovative Partnerships

The goal of the Innovation Index is to objectively assess the investments being made in innovation, encourage innovation, and allow companies to benchmark their innovation activities via an objective external source.

Use of innovative digital technologies:

Innovative trial optimization:


Innovative strategic partnerships:

CNS Summit 2016 Innovation Index Top 10:


Innovation Index: Additional company ranking: