Innovation Cities™ Index 2015: Top 100 Cities

top100Top 100 world cities for an innovation economy in 2015.
The world’s largest city classification and ranking with 500 benchmark cities classified, and top global cities ranked in 2015, of which the top 100 are listed below.

Based on 2thinknow analyst interpretation of 162 city indicators from 2thinknow City Benchmarking Data set.

Index Resources: Annual Overview | FAQ | Media Release


Innovation Cities™ Index 2015 : Top 100 Cities

2015 Indexes: Global | Top 100Americas | EuropeAsiaEmerging | Newcomers

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Rank Name State Country Class Score Region Sub Region
1 London United Kingdom 1 NEXUS 57 EUROPE EUROPE
2 San Francisco – San Jose California United States 1 NEXUS 56 AMERICAS USA
3 Vienna Austria 1 NEXUS 56 EUROPE EUROPE
4 Boston Massachusetts United States 1 NEXUS 56 AMERICAS USA
5 Seoul South Korea 1 NEXUS 55 ASIA ASIA
6 New York New York United States 1 NEXUS 55 AMERICAS USA
7 Amsterdam Netherlands 1 NEXUS 55 EUROPE EUROPE
8 Singapore Singapore 1 NEXUS 54 ASIA ASIA
9 Paris France 1 NEXUS 54 EUROPE EUROPE
10 Tokyo Tokyo Japan 1 NEXUS 54 ASIA JAPAN
11 Toronto Canada 1 NEXUS 54 AMERICAS CANADA
12 Munich Germany 1 NEXUS 54 EUROPE EUROPE
13 Seattle Washington United States 1 NEXUS 54 AMERICAS USA
14 Berlin Germany 1 NEXUS 54 EUROPE EUROPE
15 Copenhagen Denmark 1 NEXUS 54 EUROPE EUROPE
16 Chicago Illinois United States 1 NEXUS 54 AMERICAS USA
17 Stockholm Sweden 1 NEXUS 53 EUROPE EUROPE
18 Sydney NSW Australia 1 NEXUS 53 ASIA ANZ
19 Tel Aviv Israel 1 NEXUS 53 EUROPE EUROPE
20 Shanghai Shanghai China 1 NEXUS 53 ASIA CHINA
21 Los Angeles California United States 1 NEXUS 53 AMERICAS USA
22 Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong 1 NEXUS 53 ASIA CHINA
23 Dubai United Arab Emirates 1 NEXUS 52 EMERGING MID-EAST
24 Stuttgart Germany 1 NEXUS 52 EUROPE EUROPE
25 Helsinki Finland 1 NEXUS 52 EUROPE EUROPE
26 Manchester United Kingdom 1 NEXUS 52 EUROPE EUROPE
27 Barcelona Spain 1 NEXUS 52 EUROPE EUROPE
28 Oslo Norway 1 NEXUS 52 EUROPE EUROPE
29 Washington DC District of Columbia United States 1 NEXUS 52 AMERICAS USA
30 Lyon France 1 NEXUS 52 EUROPE EUROPE
31 Hamburg Germany 1 NEXUS 52 EUROPE EUROPE
32 Osaka Osaka Japan 1 NEXUS 51 ASIA JAPAN
33 Melbourne VIC Australia 1 NEXUS 51 ASIA ANZ
34 Leipzig Germany 1 NEXUS 51 EUROPE EUROPE
35 Vancouver Canada 1 NEXUS 51 AMERICAS CANADA
36 Kyoto Kyoto Japan 1 NEXUS 51 ASIA JAPAN
37 Frankfurt Germany 1 NEXUS 51 EUROPE EUROPE
38 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States 1 NEXUS 51 AMERICAS USA
39 Austin Texas United States 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS USA
40 Beijing Beijing China 1 NEXUS 50 ASIA CHINA
41 Montréal Canada 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS CANADA
42 Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates 1 NEXUS 50 EMERGING MID-EAST
43 Raleigh-Durham North Carolina United States 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS USA
44 Dallas-Fort Worth Texas United States 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS USA
45 Moscow Russia 1 NEXUS 50 EUROPE RUSSIA
46 Brussels Belgium 1 NEXUS 50 EUROPE EUROPE
47 Miami Florida United States 1 NEXUS 50 AMERICAS USA
48 St Petersburg Russia 2 HUB 49 EUROPE RUSSIA
49 Milan Italy 2 HUB 49 EUROPE EUROPE
50 San Diego California United States 2 HUB 49 AMERICAS USA
51 Houston Texas United States 2 HUB 49 AMERICAS USA
52 Taipei Taiwan 2 HUB 49 ASIA CHINA
53 Orlando Florida United States 2 HUB 49 AMERICAS USA
54 Marseille France 2 HUB 49 EUROPE EUROPE
55 Düsseldorf Germany 2 HUB 49 EUROPE EUROPE
56 Madrid Spain 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
57 Brisbane QLD Australia 2 HUB 48 ASIA ANZ
58 Rome Italy 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
59 Cologne Germany 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
60 Portland Oregon United States 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS USA
61 Dublin Ireland 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
62 Québec Canada 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS CANADA
63 Prague Czech Republic 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
64 Bilbao Spain 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
65 Atlanta Georgia United States 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS USA
66 Kobe Hyogo Japan 2 HUB 48 ASIA JAPAN
67 Denver Colorado United States 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS USA
68 Edinburgh United Kingdom 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
69 Minneapolis-St Paul Minnesota United States 2 HUB 48 AMERICAS USA
70 Bordeaux France 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
71 Strasbourg France 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
72 Zürich Switzerland 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
73 Budapest Hungary 2 HUB 48 EUROPE EUROPE
74 Mumbai Maharashtra India 2 HUB 47 ASIA INDIA
75 Shenzhen Guangdong China 2 HUB 47 ASIA CHINA
76 Rotterdam Netherlands 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
77 Kansas City KO/MO United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
78 Nice France 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
79 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
80 Karlsruhe Germany 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
81 Newark New Jersey United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
82 Geneva Switzerland 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
83 Richmond Virginia United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
84 The Hague Netherlands 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
85 Toulouse France 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
86 Warsaw Poland 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
87 Calgary Alberta Canada 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS CANADA
88 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 2 HUB 47 ASIA ASIA
89 Dresden Germany 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
90 Busan South Korea 2 HUB 47 ASIA ASIA
91 Nantes France 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
92 Hannover Germany 2 HUB 47 EUROPE EUROPE
93 Santa Ana-Anaheim California United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
94 Tampa Florida United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
95 Istanbul Turkey 2 HUB 47 EMERGING MID-EAST
96 Incheon South Korea 2 HUB 47 ASIA ASIA
97 Baltimore Maryland United States 2 HUB 47 AMERICAS USA
98 Auckland New Zealand 2 HUB 46 ASIA ANZ
99 Oporto Portugal 2 HUB 46 EUROPE EUROPE
100 Glasgow United Kingdom 2 HUB 46 EUROPE EUROPE

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