Denmark has retained its position as one of the world’s most innovative countries, according to the 2020 Global Innovation Index, freshly published by the World Intellectual Property Organization.
Denmark ranked sixth overall, which is one position better than last year and two better than in 2018.
Denmark scored its highest marks in the Human Capital & Research (2), Infrastructure (4) and Market Sophistication (8) categories, and its lowest marks for Knowledge & Technology Outputs and Institutions (both 12).
Read more about Denmark’s strengths and weaknesses here in the Danish country profile.
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Switzerland topped the ranking, followed by Sweden, the US, the UK and the Netherlands. Finland, Singapore, Germany and South Korea completed the top 10.
Other notables included China (14), Japan (16), Canada (17), Norway (20), Australia (23), Russia (47), India (48), Mexico (55), Indonesia (85) and Nigeria (117).
Yemen finished last in the ranking, preceded by Guinea, Myanmar, Niger and Ethiopia.