Innovation Cities™ Index 2016-2017 Released.

“Innovation is now a city-based phenomenon.” — 2thinknow.

The founder & creator of the Innovation Cities™ concept in 2006.

The Program with knowhow to turn ideas into innovation in cities globally.

2thinknow was first. We originated the first concept of innovation as a networked city-based phenomenon in 2006. This program is the original research into city innovation, and offers cities and business powerful tools for innovation which have been proven and the developed over this period. We understand city innovation better and more deeply than others coming late to the party. Our leadership and long term commitment assists organizations create city innovation and understand cities as markets. Clients range from blue chips to governments to business of all sizes.

Start your innovation journey…

Start your journey with the Innovation Cities Index, classifying cities since 2007 to measure your cities potential as an innovation economy.

Innovation Cities™ Index 2016-2017 Released.

Once you have a general view, move into specific commercial data and training products to grow and profit from the innovative segments of your local economy, or compare global cities for innovation. Then when you are ready, work with 2thinknow analysts to grow and develop innovation in your city and business.

City Packages

For local city professionals we offer bronze, silver and platinum city packages, which are very detailed and include analysis, data and/or analyst support on a chosen single city. Compare packages as these bundles save from individual service products. See City Packages

Innovation Services

To compare, measure and create innovation use our innovation service products. These include City Benchmarking Data, the Innovation Course, analyst reports and other innovation enablers. Customers include major cities, government, business, investors and smart people everywhere. More

Leading Cities & Companies Trust Us with Innovation

That’s because this program was founded by 2thinknow — the world’s first innovation agency, established 2006 in Melbourne, Australia (when everyone else was having pina coladas and getting caught in the boom). Having exited research phase, we are rapidly acquiring new customers globally, including cities, businesses, investment professional, industry groups and others. We are growing fast, now offering global innovation training to share our innovation process, in addition to our cities data product.

Like these clients you can trust us with the data, training and web projects to turn your local ideas into an innovation process.

Successful Examples

2thinknow has some pretty cool case studies to demonstrate how our innovation program works so well for these different groups, and their change projects:


Big and small cities use this program to create, measure, compare innovation progress.


Businesses have used this program to plan their new innovations in product, process and projects.


Investors used ideas from this program to make successful investment decisions on competing cities.


Industries have use this program to inspire change in their industries which are facing disruptive technologies.


Consultants have used this program to write high value added reports based on our affordable data for their clients.

Share the Innovation with us!

Innovation is a process. We at 2thinknow want to make you a part of that process and share it worldwide! While a very busy firm, our analysts are happy to give interviews, work on articles with you and receive requests for journal or other collaborations.

Let’s build an Innovation Economy! Now!

We at 2thinknow want to create as much business and city innovation, new jobs and creative implemented ideas as we possibly can. Innovation is about implementation. Business and cities create all the jobs and the economic activity. So we designed creative, affordable innovation service products for city and market-led economic development to help cities, business and others innovate. The Innovation Cities Program is a cluster of cool tools to create your ideas as local and global innovation. Rock and roll!

Reach out and get in touch here at any time.

“Innovation is now a city-based phenomenon.” — 2thinknow.

The founder & creator of the Innovation Cities™ concept in 2006.