Netherlands makes top 5 list of leading knowledge nations

Netherlands makes top 5 list of leading knowledge nations

The Netherlands ranks 5th among the world’s leading innovative knowledge nations, according to a new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

The Netherlands follows Switzerland, Singapore, Finland and Sweden in the global ranking. The WEF report praises the Netherlands for its highly developed and innovative commercial sector.

Dutch companies are “highly sophisticated (4th) and innovative (9th), and the Netherlands is rapidly and aggressively harnessing new technologies for productivity improvements (9th),” the WEF reports. This is aided by the quality of higher education in the Netherlands.

Source: World Economic Forum

Further information: WEF Global Competitiveness Report – www3.weforum.org

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