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Global Innovation Index: Netherlands now in top 3

For the seventh consecutive year, Switzerland is ranked the World’s Most Innovative Country in WIPO's Global Innovation Index 2017. It is followed by Sweden in second place and the Netherlands in third.

Ireland and Finland down in comparison to the 2016 rankings whereas Netherlands and Denmark have moved up the list.

The same ten countries are ranked in the top ten as last year but with a slightly different order. (The 2016 rankings in brackets.)

1)     Switzerland (Switzerland)

2)     Sweden (Sweden)

3)     Netherlands (United Kingdom)

4)     USA (USA)

5)     United Kingdom (Finland)

6)     Denmark (Singapore)

7)     Singapore (Ireland)

8)     Finland (Denmark)

9)     Germany (Netherlands)

10)   Ireland (Germany)

To read the full report, please visit WIPO's website.