dinsdag 10 november 2015

The Netherlands has the second-highest English proficiency in the world

The Education First (EF) language company has posted its latest English Proficiency Index (EPI), ranking non-native language proficiency. The Netherlands came second in Europe and the world this year, and has actually been among the top 5 countries in every EF EPI. More details on the performance in Europe is found here.

DeltaPatents gratefully makes use of these language skills, drafting patent applications almost exclusively in English.

The Netherlands is the 4th most innovative nation in the world

Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United States of America are the world’s five most innovative nations, according to the Global Innovation Index 2015, while China, Malaysia, Viet Nam, India, Jordan, Kenya, and Uganda are among a group of countries outperforming their economic peers.