Innovation Cities™ Index 2016-2017: Europe

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europeCity innovation classifications and rankings 2016-2017 for Europe & Russia.

World’s largest city classification and global ranking with all major European cities from 500 global benchmark cities classified, and top European cities ranked in 2015. Based on 2thinknow analysis of cities on 162 city indicators, in what our analysts term the ‘global innovation economy’. Annual city scores and ranking since 2007. City indicators data from 2thinknow City Benchmarking Data program.

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Innovation Cities™ Index 2016-2017 : Europe

2016-2017 Indexes: Top 100GlobalAmericas | EuropeAsiaEmerging

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Rank City Name State Province Designated Class. Score Sub Region
1 London United Kingdom 1 NEXUS 60 EURO CONT
2 Paris Île-de-France France 1 NEXUS 54 EURO CONT
3 Vienna Vienna Austria 1 NEXUS 53 EURO CONT
4 Amsterdam Netherlands 1 NEXUS 53 EURO CONT
5 Barcelona Spain 1 NEXUS 53 EURO CONT
6 Munich Germany 1 NEXUS 53 EURO CONT
7 Berlin Germany 1 NEXUS 52 EURO CONT
8 Madrid Spain 1 NEXUS 50 EURO CONT
9 Milan Italy 1 NEXUS 49 EURO CONT
10 Stockholm Sweden 1 NEXUS 49 EURO CONT
11 Copenhagen Denmark 1 NEXUS 49 EURO CONT
12 Tel Aviv Israel 1 NEXUS 47 MID-EAST
13 Stuttgart Germany 1 NEXUS 47 EURO CONT
14 Oslo Norway 1 NEXUS 47 EURO CONT
15 Hamburg Germany 1 NEXUS 47 EURO CONT
16 Frankfurt Germany 1 NEXUS 47 EURO CONT
17 Moscow Moscow Russia 1 NEXUS 47 RUSSIA
18 Lyon Rhône-Alpes France 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
19 Manchester United Kingdom 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
20 Helsinki Finland 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
21 Dublin Ireland 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
22 Rome Italy 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
23 Zürich Switzerland 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
24 Prague Central Bohemian Region Czech Republic 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
25 Leipzig Germany 2 HUB 45 EURO CONT
26 Cologne Germany 2 HUB 45 EURO CONT
27 Düsseldorf Germany 2 HUB 45 EURO CONT
28 Brussels Brussels Belgium 2 HUB 45 EURO CONT
29 Budapest Hungary 2 HUB 44 EURO CONT
30 Lisbon Portugal 2 HUB 44 EURO CONT
31 Athens Greece 2 HUB 44 EURO CONT
32 St Petersburg St Petersburg Russia 2 HUB 44 RUSSIA
33 The Hague Netherlands 2 HUB 44 EURO CONT
34 Istanbul Turkey 2 HUB 44 MID-EAST
35 Edinburgh United Kingdom 2 HUB 43 EURO CONT
36 Warsaw Poland 2 HUB 43 EURO CONT
37 Glasgow United Kingdom 2 HUB 43 EURO CONT
38 Karlsruhe Germany 2 HUB 43 EURO CONT
39 Rotterdam Netherlands 2 HUB 43 EURO CONT
40 Bilbao Spain 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
41 Geneva Switzerland 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
42 Hannover Germany 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
43 Mannheim-Heidelberg Germany 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
44 Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées France 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
45 Bristol United Kingdom 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
46 Marseille Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur France 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
47 Dresden Germany 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
48 Eindhoven Netherlands 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
49 Nice Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur France 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
50 Essen Germany 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
51 Dortmund Germany 2 HUB 42 EURO CONT
52 Bordeaux Aquitaine France 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
53 Oporto Portugal 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
54 Torino Italy 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
55 Aachen North Rhine-Westphalia Germany 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
56 Basel Switzerland 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
57 Luxembourg Luxembourg 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
58 Nantes Pays de la Loire France 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
59 Strasbourg Alsace France 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
60 Liverpool United Kingdom 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
61 Birmingham West Midlands United Kingdom 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
62 Graz Styria Austria 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
63 Bonn Germany 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
64 Belfast United Kingdom 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
65 Nuremberg Germany 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
66 Bochum Germany 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
67 Leeds United Kingdom 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
68 Duisburg Germany 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
69 Florence Italy 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
70 Utrecht Netherlands 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
71 Newcastle-upon-Tyne United Kingdom 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
72 Lucerne Switzerland 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
73 Salzburg Salzburg Austria 2 HUB 41 EURO CONT
74 Coventry United Kingdom 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
75 Napoli (Naples) Italy 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
76 Kiel Germany 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
77 Gothenburg Sweden 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
78 Valencia Spain 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
79 Antwerp Flanders Belgium 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
80 Bremen Germany 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
81 Nottingham United Kingdom 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
82 Malmö Sweden 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
83 Lille Nord-Pas-de-Calais France 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
84 Gdansk Poland 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
85 Odense Denmark 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
86 Bucharest Romania 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
87 Sheffield United Kingdom 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
88 Cardiff United Kingdom 3 NODE 40 EURO CONT
89 Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon France 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
90 Bern Switzerland 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
91 Linz Upper Austria Austria 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
92 Grenoble Rhône-Alpes France 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
93 Rennes Brittany France 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
94 Dijon Bourgogne France 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
95 Tallinn Estonia 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
96 Seville Spain 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
97 Venice Italy 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
98 Bologna Italy 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
99 Sofia Bulgaria 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
100 Reykjavik Iceland 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
101 Gent East Flanders Belgium 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
102 Zagreb Croatia 3 NODE 39 EURO CONT
103 Belgrade Serbia 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
104 Jerusalem Israel 3 NODE 38 MID-EAST
105 Wroclaw Lower Silesian Poland 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
106 Wuppertal Germany 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
107 Katowice Poland 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
108 Reims Champagne-Ardenne France 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
109 Southampton United Kingdom 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
110 Kraków Poland 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
111 Kingston-Upon-Hull United Kingdom 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
112 Bath & NE Somerset United Kingdom 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
113 Málaga Spain 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
114 Leuven Flemish Brabant Belgium 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
115 Bratislava Slovakia 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
116 Liège Liège Belgium 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
117 Brno South Moravian Region Czech Republic 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
118 Rouen Haute-Normandie France 3 NODE 38 EURO CONT
119 Ljubljana Slovenia 3 NODE 37 EURO CONT
120 Riga Latvia 3 NODE 37 EURO CONT
121 Vilnius Lithuania 3 NODE 37 EURO CONT
122 Thessaloniki Greece 3 NODE 37 EURO CONT
123 Saint-Étienne Rhône-Alpes France 3 NODE 37 EURO CONT
124 Pamplona Spain 3 NODE 37 EURO CONT
125 Verona Italy 3 NODE 37 EURO CONT
126 Padova Italy 3 NODE 37 EURO CONT
127 Parma Italy 3 NODE 37 EURO CONT
128 Izmir Izmir Turkey 3 NODE 37 MID-EAST
129 Haifa Israel 3 NODE 37 MID-EAST
130 Ankara Ankara Turkey 3 NODE 37 MID-EAST
131 Cannes Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur France 3 NODE 36 EURO CONT
132 Trieste Italy 3 NODE 36 EURO CONT
133 Kazan Tatarstan Russia 3 NODE 36 RUSSIA
134 Modena Italy 3 NODE 36 EURO CONT
135 Gijón Spain 3 NODE 36 EURO CONT
136 Le Havre Haute-Normandie France 3 NODE 36 EURO CONT
137 Metz Lorraine France 3 NODE 36 EURO CONT
138 Limoges Limousin France 3 NODE 36 EURO CONT
139 Granada Spain 3 NODE 36 EURO CONT
140 Kosice Slovakia 3 NODE 35 EURO CONT
141 Yekaterinburg Sverdlovsk Oblast Russia 3 NODE 35 RUSSIA
142 Dubrovnik Croatia 3 NODE 34 EURO CONT
143 Nizhny Novgorod Nizhny Novgorod Russia 3 NODE 34 RUSSIA
144 Adana Mersin Adana Turkey 3 NODE 34 MID-EAST
145 Rostov-na-Donu Rostov-na-Donu Russia 3 NODE 34 RUSSIA
146 Bursa, Turkey Bursa Turkey 3 NODE 34 MID-EAST
147 Novosibirsk Novosibirsk Oblast Russia 3 NODE 34 RUSSIA
148 Kaliningrad Kaliningrad Oblast Russia 3 NODE 34 RUSSIA
149 Antalya Turkey 3 NODE 34 MID-EAST
150 Tirana Albania 3 NODE 33 EURO CONT
151 Timisoara Romania 3 NODE 33 EURO CONT
152 Krasnoyarsk Krasnoyarsk Krai Russia 3 NODE 33 RUSSIA
153 Vladivostok Primorsky Krai Russia 3 NODE 33 RUSSIA
154 Perm Perm Krai Russia 3 NODE 33 RUSSIA
155 Omsk Omsk Oblast Russia 3 NODE 33 RUSSIA
156 Skopje Macedonia 3 NODE 32 EURO CONT
157 Volgograd Volgograd Oblast Russia 3 NODE 32 RUSSIA
158 Samara Samara Oblast Russia 3 NODE 32 RUSSIA
159 Saratov Saratov Oblast Russia 3 NODE 32 RUSSIA
160 Chisinau Moldova 4 UPSTART 31 EURO CONT
161 Tomsk Tomsk Oblast Russia 4 UPSTART 31 RUSSIA
162 Barnaul Altai Krai Russia 4 UPSTART 31 RUSSIA
163 Orenburg Orenburg Oblast Russia 4 UPSTART 31 RUSSIA
164 Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 UPSTART 30 EURO CONT
165 Guimaraes Norte Portugal 4 UPSTART 30 EURO CONT
166 Santa Cruz de Tenerife Spain 4 UPSTART 30 EURO CONT
167 Izhevsk Udmurt Republic Russia 4 UPSTART 30 RUSSIA
168 Tolyatti Samara Oblast Russia 4 UPSTART 30 RUSSIA

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