Innovation Cities™ Index 2016-2017: Top 100 Cities

top100Top 100 world cities for an innovation economy in 2016-2017.
The world’s largest city classification and ranking with 500 benchmark cities classified, and all cities ranked in 2016-2017, of which the top 100 are listed below. First published 2007.

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

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Innovation Cities™ Index 2016-2017 : Top 100 Cities

2016-2017 Indexes: Top 100GlobalAmericas | EuropeAsiaEmerging

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Rank City Name State Province Country Class. Score Sub Region
1 London United Kingdom 1 NEXUS 60 EURO CONT
2 New York New York United States 1 NEXUS 59 USA
3 Tokyo Tokyo Japan 1 NEXUS 56 JAPAN
4 San Francisco – San Jose California United States 1 NEXUS 56 USA
5 Boston Massachusetts United States 1 NEXUS 56 USA
6 Los Angeles California United States 1 NEXUS 55 USA
7 Singapore Singapore Singapore 1 NEXUS 54 ASIA PAC
8 Toronto Ontario Canada 1 NEXUS 54 CANADA
9 Paris Île-de-France France 1 NEXUS 54 EURO CONT
10 Vienna Vienna Austria 1 NEXUS 53 EURO CONT
11 Seoul Seoul South Korea 1 NEXUS 53 ASIA PAC
12 Amsterdam Netherlands 1 NEXUS 53 EURO CONT
13 Barcelona Spain 1 NEXUS 53 EURO CONT
14 Sydney NSW Australia 1 NEXUS 53 ANZ
15 Munich Germany 1 NEXUS 53 EURO CONT
16 Dallas-Fort Worth Texas United States 1 NEXUS 52 USA
17 Berlin Germany 1 NEXUS 52 EURO CONT
18 Atlanta Georgia United States 1 NEXUS 51 USA
19 Montréal Quebec Canada 1 NEXUS 51 CANADA
20 Chicago Illinois United States 1 NEXUS 51 USA
21 Seattle Washington United States 1 NEXUS 51 USA
22 Houston Texas United States 1 NEXUS 50 USA
23 Madrid Spain 1 NEXUS 50 EURO CONT
24 Vancouver British Columbia Canada 1 NEXUS 50 CANADA
25 Melbourne VIC Australia 1 NEXUS 50 ANZ
26 Miami Florida United States 1 NEXUS 50 USA
27 Washington DC District of Columbia United States 1 NEXUS 50 USA
28 Dubai United Arab Emirates 1 NEXUS 49 MID-EAST
29 Milan Italy 1 NEXUS 49 EURO CONT
30 Beijing Beijing China 1 NEXUS 49 CHINA
31 Stockholm Sweden 1 NEXUS 49 EURO CONT
32 Shanghai Shanghai China 1 NEXUS 49 CHINA
33 Copenhagen Denmark 1 NEXUS 49 EURO CONT
34 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States 1 NEXUS 49 USA
35 Hong Kong Hong Kong China 1 NEXUS 48 CHINA
36 San Diego California United States 1 NEXUS 48 USA
37 Tel Aviv Israel 1 NEXUS 47 MID-EAST
38 Stuttgart Germany 1 NEXUS 47 EURO CONT
39 Oslo Norway 1 NEXUS 47 EURO CONT
40 Hamburg Germany 1 NEXUS 47 EURO CONT
41 Frankfurt Germany 1 NEXUS 47 EURO CONT
42 Denver Colorado United States 1 NEXUS 47 USA
43 Moscow Moscow Russia 1 NEXUS 47 RUSSIA
44 Lyon Rhône-Alpes France 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
45 Manchester United Kingdom 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
46 Helsinki Finland 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
47 Austin Texas United States 1 NEXUS 46 USA
48 Portland Oregon United States 1 NEXUS 46 USA
49 Dublin Ireland 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
50 Osaka Osaka (excludes Kobe) Japan 1 NEXUS 46 JAPAN
51 Rome Italy 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
52 Zürich Switzerland 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
53 Prague Central Bohemian Region Czech Republic 1 NEXUS 46 EURO CONT
54 Leipzig Germany 2 HUB 45 EURO CONT
55 Oakland California United States 2 HUB 45 USA
56 Cologne Germany 2 HUB 45 EURO CONT
57 Québec Quebec Canada 2 HUB 45 CANADA
58 Raleigh-Durham North Carolina United States 2 HUB 45 USA
59 Brisbane QLD Australia 2 HUB 45 ANZ
60 Buenos Aires Buenos Aires Argentina 2 HUB 45 LATIN AMERICA
61 Orlando Florida United States 2 HUB 45 USA
62 Düsseldorf Germany 2 HUB 45 EURO CONT
63 Phoenix Arizona United States 2 HUB 45 USA
64 Brussels Brussels Belgium 2 HUB 45 EURO CONT
65 Baltimore Maryland United States 2 HUB 45 USA
66 Las Vegas Nevada United States 2 HUB 45 USA
67 Minneapolis-St Paul Minnesota United States 2 HUB 44 USA
68 Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates 2 HUB 44 MID-EAST
69 Shenzhen Guangdong China 2 HUB 44 CHINA
70 Kyoto Kyoto Japan 2 HUB 44 JAPAN
71 Budapest Hungary 2 HUB 44 EURO CONT
72 Taipei Taiwan Taiwan 2 HUB 44 CHINA
73 Lisbon Portugal 2 HUB 44 EURO CONT
74 Athens Greece 2 HUB 44 EURO CONT
75 St Petersburg St Petersburg Russia 2 HUB 44 RUSSIA
76 São Paulo São Paulo Brazil 2 HUB 44 LATIN AMERICA
77 Detroit Michigan United States 2 HUB 44 USA
78 Busan South Korea 2 HUB 44 ASIA PAC
79 The Hague Netherlands 2 HUB 44 EURO CONT
80 Sacramento California United States 2 HUB 44 USA
81 Istanbul Turkey 2 HUB 44 MID-EAST
82 Perth WA Australia 2 HUB 44 ANZ
83 Calgary Alberta Canada 2 HUB 43 CANADA
84 Mexico City Mexico City Mexico 2 HUB 43 LATIN AMERICA
85 Salt Lake City Utah United States 2 HUB 43 USA
86 Kansas City KS/MO United States 2 HUB 43 USA
87 Edinburgh United Kingdom 2 HUB 43 EURO CONT
88 Warsaw Poland 2 HUB 43 EURO CONT
89 Auckland Greater Auckland New Zealand 2 HUB 43 ANZ
90 Mumbai Maharashtra India 2 HUB 43 INDIA
91 Albuquerque New Mexico United States 2 HUB 43 USA
92 Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 2 HUB 43 ASIA PAC
93 Glasgow United Kingdom 2 HUB 43 EURO CONT
94 Boulder Colorado United States 2 HUB 43 USA
95 San Antonio Texas United States 2 HUB 43 USA
96 Providence Rhode Island United States 2 HUB 43 USA
97 Guangzhou Guangdong China 2 HUB 43 CHINA
98 Riverside California United States 2 HUB 43 USA
99 Tampa Florida United States 2 HUB 43 USA
100 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania United States 2 HUB 43 USA

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