RELEASED: 2thinknow Innovation 75! Top Index Cities.

Which cities will out-perform economically & socially based on change trends?

These are the #Innovation75 – the 2thinknow NEXUS & HUB Innovation Cities for 2009 – key city destinations for economic & social out-performance globally emerging from recession, ranked based on 2thinknow’s leading innovation analysis.
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2thinknow Independent Innovation Analysis

RANK CITY STATE1 COUNTRY REGION INDEX
1 Boston United States AMERICAS 28
2 Vienna Austria EUROPE 28
3 Amsterdam Netherlands EUROPE 27
4 Paris France EUROPE 27
5 San Francisco United States AMERICAS 27
6 London United Kingdom EUROPE 27
7 Hamburg Germany EUROPE 27
8 New York United States AMERICAS 27
9 Tokyo Japan ASIA 26
10 Lyon France EUROPE 26
11 Stuttgart Germany EUROPE 26
12 Berlin Germany EUROPE 25
13 Barcelona Spain EUROPE 25
14 Frankfurt Germany EUROPE 25
15 Washington DC United States AMERICAS 25
16 Geneva Switzerland EUROPE 25
17 Copenhagen Denmark EUROPE 25
18 Strasbourg France EUROPE 25
19 Toronto Canada AMERICAS 25
20 Melbourne Australia ASIA 25
21 Milan Italy EUROPE 25
22 Sydney Australia ASIA 24
23 Rome Italy EUROPE 24
24 Brussels Belgium EUROPE 24
25 Zürich Switzerland EUROPE 24
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26 Kyoto Japan ASIA 24
27 Stockholm Sweden EUROPE 24
28 Helsinki Finland EUROPE 24
29 Düsseldorf Germany EUROPE 24
30 Munich Germany EUROPE 24
31 Singapore Singapore ASIA 24
32 Philadelphia United States AMERICAS 24
33 Minneapolis-St Paul United States AMERICAS 24
34 Manchester United Kingdom EUROPE 24
35 Leipzig Germany EUROPE 24
36 Budapest Hungary EUROPE 24
37 Kobe Japan ASIA 24
38 Hong Kong Hong Kong ASIA 24
39 Rotterdam Netherlands EUROPE 24
40 The Hague Netherlands EUROPE 24
41 Oslo Norway EUROPE 23
42 Aachen Germany EUROPE 24
43 Basel Switzerland EUROPE 24
44 Marseille France EUROPE 24
45 Karlsruhe Germany EUROPE 24
46 Dresden Germany EUROPE 24
47 Cologne Germany EUROPE 24
48 Vancouver Canada AMERICAS 23
49 Montréal Canada AMERICAS 23
50 Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates EMERGING 23
51 Edinburgh United Kingdom EUROPE 23
52 Shanghai China ASIA 23
53 Dallas-Fort Worth United States AMERICAS 23
54 Seattle United States AMERICAS 23
55 Portland United States AMERICAS 23
56 Ann Arbor United States AMERICAS 23
57 Linz Austria EUROPE 23
58 Glasgow United Kingdom EUROPE 23
59 Nuremberg Germany EUROPE 23
60 Los Angeles United States AMERICAS 23
61 Chicago United States AMERICAS 23
62 Pittsburgh United States AMERICAS 23
63 Osaka Japan ASIA 23
64 Austin United States AMERICAS 23
65 Hannover Germany EUROPE 23
66 Toulouse France EUROPE 23
67 Baltimore United States AMERICAS 23
68 Bonn Germany EUROPE 23
69 Houston United States AMERICAS 23
70 Bordeaux France EUROPE 23
71 Québec Canada AMERICAS 23
72 Buenos Aires Argentina AMERICAS 22
73 Tel Aviv Israel EUROPE 22
74 Prague Czech Republic EUROPE 22
75 Detroit United States AMERICAS 22
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Basis of rankings: The basis & methodology of the 2thinknow Cities research is outlined in full in the Innovation Cities Analysis Report 2009 – available for pre-order here.

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