Pharmaceutical companies have been struggling during the global recession, with huge layoffs and restructurings. Yet, innovation in biotech and pharma, a key indicator of future productivity and growth, is continuing. We used this infographic to highlight the most innovative regions of the world, based on patent and investment data. Look to these hotspots for the next wave of drug discovery breakthroughs. Assay Depot’s mission is to empower scientists and promote innovation by providing easy access to global experts and research services.  Find out more at