Innovation Cities™ Index 2019: Europe


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europeEurope cities ranking 2019 & city classification from 12th annual Innovation Cities™ Index by 2thinknow city ranking for Europe, UK, Russia, Turkey & Israel.

2thinknow city ranking for innovation since 2007.

Part of the world’s largest global city ranking, the Innovation Cities™ Index, with 500 benchmark cities classified and ranked globally, featuring 168 cities classified in Europe region (122 Continental Europe, 17 UK, 20 Russia and 9 in Israel & Turkey*) this year.

FAQ

This city rankings includes tech, smart, startups and other aspects of a good city to live,  work and play based on economic opportunity for innovators. The Innovation Cities™ Indexes measure each cities potential as an innovation economy at the current time, since 2007.

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162 City Indicators

Based on 162 standard indicators with underlying Data Points from 2thinknow's awesome City Benchmarking Data set - all available to order for single cities or sets of cities. If you want more background information, order the Innovation Cities™ Analysis Report (info, order)

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Data on 1 City

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Data Comparing Cities

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*Cities in Israel & Turkey are classified in Europe region for development reasons, but classified in Mid-East at sub region geographic level.

All 2019 Indexes: Top 100GlobalAmericas | EuropeAsiaEmerging > Download Excel + Newsletter

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EUROPE RANKCITYGEOGRAPHYSTATE/PROVINCEGROUPINGSCORECLASSGLOBAL RANKCITY ID
1LondonUnited KingdomUK57NEXUS3737
2ParisFranceÎle-de-FranceEUROPE55NEXUS61002
3BerlinGermanyEUROPE53NEXUS12142
4BarcelonaSpainEUROPE50NEXUS21105
5ViennaAustriaViennaEUROPE50NEXUS251439
6MunichGermanyEUROPE49NEXUS27863
7MadridSpainEUROPE49NEXUS28766
8MilanItalyEUROPE49NEXUS29825
9AmsterdamNetherlandsEUROPE49NEXUS3043
10StockholmSwedenEUROPE49NEXUS321279
11MoscowRussiaMoscowRUSSIA48NEXUS38858
12OsloNorwayEUROPE47NEXUS42978
13IstanbulTurkeyMID-EAST47NEXUS43564
14RomeItalyEUROPE47NEXUS451117
15HamburgGermanyEUROPE46NEXUS46483
16CopenhagenDenmarkEUROPE46NEXUS47302
17DublinIrelandEUROPE46NEXUS52354
18ManchesterUnited KingdomUK46NEXUS57782
19HelsinkiFinlandEUROPE46NEXUS58497
20PragueCzech RepublicCentral Bohemian RegionEUROPE45HUB611061
21ZürichSwitzerlandEUROPE45HUB621526
22FrankfurtGermanyEUROPE45HUB63409
23BrusselsBelgiumBrusselsEUROPE45HUB65190
24LyonFranceRhône-AlpesEUROPE44HUB76757
25DüsseldorfGermanyEUROPE44HUB77363
26AthensGreeceEUROPE44HUB7878
27BudapestHungaryEUROPE44HUB79194
28StuttgartGermanyEUROPE44HUB821285
29RotterdamNetherlandsEUROPE44HUB831123
30CologneGermanyEUROPE43HUB92290
31LisbonPortugalEUROPE43HUB95730
32The HagueNetherlandsEUROPE43HUB971537
33EdinburghUnited KingdomUK43HUB98368
34LeipzigGermanyEUROPE42HUB105718
35GenevaSwitzerlandEUROPE42HUB106437
36GlasgowUnited KingdomUK42HUB108446
37St PetersburgRussiaSt PetersburgRUSSIA42HUB1091271
38WarsawPolandEUROPE42HUB1141470
39BirminghamUnited KingdomWest MidlandsUK42HUB123152
40ValenciaSpainEUROPE42HUB1241421
41LiverpoolUnited KingdomUK42HUB126732
42DresdenGermanyEUROPE41HUB129352
43OportoPortugalEUROPE41HUB131966
44MarseilleFranceProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurEUROPE41HUB133794
45BaselSwitzerlandEUROPE41HUB1341538
46EindhovenNetherlandsEUROPE41HUB137370
47ToulouseFranceMidi-PyrénéesEUROPE41HUB1401376
48BilbaoSpainEUROPE41HUB141149
49EssenGermanyEUROPE40HUB143386
50BristolUnited KingdomUK41HUB144187
51KarlsruheGermanyEUROPE41HUB145619
52Napoli (Naples)ItalyEUROPE41HUB146886
53LeedsUnited KingdomUK41HUB149715
54HannoverGermanyEUROPE41HUB151489
55Newcastle-upon-TyneUnited KingdomUK41HUB153903
56NottinghamUnited KingdomUK41HUB157933
57BelfastUnited KingdomUK41HUB158129
58FlorenceItalyEUROPE41HUB159396
59BonnGermanyEUROPE41HUB166164
60NurembergGermanyEUROPE40NODE170943
61BucharestRomaniaEUROPE40NODE171193
62BremenGermanyEUROPE40NODE172181
63CardiffUnited KingdomUK40NODE173226
64DortmundGermanyEUROPE40NODE174349
65UtrechtNetherlandsEUROPE40NODE1751416
66TorinoItalyEUROPE40NODE1761369
67SalzburgAustriaSalzburgEUROPE40NODE1771153
68AachenGermanyNorth Rhine-WestphaliaEUROPE40NODE1781
69DuisburgGermanyEUROPE40NODE180357
70GothenburgSwedenEUROPE40NODE181453
71NiceFranceProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurEUROPE40NODE182907
72LuxembourgLuxembourgEUROPE40NODE1831548
73NantesFrancePays de la LoireEUROPE40NODE195884
74MalmöSwedenEUROPE39NODE204777
75SheffieldUnited KingdomUK39NODE2061229
76BernSwitzerlandEUROPE39NODE2071539
77Mannheim-HeidelbergGermanyEUROPE39NODE2081558
78CoventryUnited KingdomUK39NODE211310
79TallinnEstoniaEUROPE39NODE2121323
80AntwerpBelgiumFlandersEUROPE39NODE21354
81StrasbourgFranceAlsaceEUROPE39NODE2171284
82SouthamptonUnited KingdomUK39NODE2271260
83GrazAustriaStyriaEUROPE38NODE245459
84BolognaItalyEUROPE38NODE246162
85RennesFranceBrittanyEUROPE38NODE2471096
86SevilleSpainEUROPE38NODE2481224
87BordeauxFranceAquitaineEUROPE38NODE249165
88BochumGermanyEUROPE38NODE250159
89SofiaBulgariaEUROPE38NODE2511247
90KrakówPolandEUROPE38NODE252682
91LilleFranceNord-Pas-de-CalaisEUROPE38NODE253724
92KielGermanyEUROPE38NODE255643
93LucerneSwitzerlandEUROPE38NODE2571540
94MálagaSpainEUROPE38NODE260776
95ThessalonikiGreeceEUROPE38NODE2611549
96AnkaraTurkeyAnkaraMID-EAST38NODE26350
97LinzAustriaUpper AustriaEUROPE38NODE268728
98Kingston-Upon-HullUnited KingdomUK38NODE271649
99LiègeBelgiumLiègeEUROPE38NODE272723
100GrenobleFranceRhône-AlpesEUROPE38NODE273463
101GentBelgiumEast FlandersEUROPE38NODE275439
102WrocławPolandLower SilesianEUROPE37NODE2821908
103MontpellierFranceLanguedoc-RoussillonEUROPE37NODE283852
104VeniceItalyEUROPE37NODE2851433
105WuppertalGermanyEUROPE37NODE2861489
106RigaLatviaEUROPE37NODE2871106
107GdanskPolandEUROPE37NODE291434
108ReykjavikIcelandEUROPE37NODE2921099
109VeronaItalyEUROPE37NODE2951435
110KatowicePolandEUROPE37NODE296626
111Bath & NE SomersetUnited KingdomUK37NODE300118
112PadovaItalyEUROPE37NODE301991
113IzmirTurkeyIzmirMID-EAST37NODE303574
114OdenseDenmarkEUROPE37NODE305948
115ModenaItalyEUROPE36NODE309839
116VilniusLithuaniaEUROPE36NODE3111445
117LjubljanaSloveniaEUROPE36NODE312734
118BelgradeSerbiaEUROPE36NODE317132
119LeuvenBelgiumFlemish BrabantEUROPE36NODE3191620
120BrnoCzech RepublicSouth Moravian RegionEUROPE36NODE320188
121GranadaSpainEUROPE36NODE326455
122PamplonaSpainEUROPE36NODE334997
123TriesteItalyEUROPE35NODE3451383
124ReimsFranceChampagne-ArdenneEUROPE35NODE3461094
125DijonFranceBourgogneEUROPE35NODE3491581
126Saint-ÉtienneFranceRhône-AlpesEUROPE35NODE3501137
127GijónSpainEUROPE35NODE352443
128BratislavaSlovakiaEUROPE34UPSTART367176
129ParmaItalyEUROPE34UPSTART3681003
130ZagrebCroatiaEUROPE34UPSTART3691515
131LimogesFranceLimousinEUROPE34UPSTART3711584
132AntalyaTurkeyMID-EAST34UPSTART3721993
133Le HavreFranceHaute-NormandieEUROPE33UPSTART385714
134CannesFranceProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurEUROPE33UPSTART3871535
135RouenFranceHaute-NormandieEUROPE33UPSTART3891596
136MetzFranceLorraineEUROPE33UPSTART3911585
137KazanRussiaTatarstanRUSSIA33UPSTART393633
138TimisoaraRomaniaEUROPE33UPSTART3941352
139Bursa, TurkeyTurkeyBursaMID-EAST33UPSTART3951618
140KosiceSlovakiaEUROPE32UPSTART403678
141NovosibirskRussiaNovosibirsk OblastRUSSIA32UPSTART405940
142YekaterinburgRussiaSverdlovsk OblastRUSSIA31UPSTART4161506
143AdanaTurkeyMersin AdanaMID-EAST31UPSTART4171619
144SkopjeMacedoniaEUROPE31UPSTART4181243
145Rostov-na-DonuRussiaRostov-na-DonuRUSSIA31UPSTART4191121
146Nizhny NovgorodRussiaNizhny NovgorodRUSSIA31UPSTART421920
147ChisinauMoldovaEUROPE31UPSTART4241621
148DubrovnikCroatiaEUROPE30UPSTART430355
149SarajevoBosnia and HerzegovinaEUROPE30UPSTART4321206
150Santa Cruz de TenerifeSpainEUROPE30UPSTART4341178
151KaliningradRussiaKaliningrad OblastRUSSIA30UPSTART437603
152KrasnoyarskRussiaKrasnoyarsk KraiRUSSIA30UPSTART438685
153SamaraRussiaSamara OblastRUSSIA30UPSTART4401154
154PermRussiaPerm KraiRUSSIA30UPSTART4411019
155VolgogradRussiaVolgograd OblastRUSSIA30UPSTART4441459
156VladivostokRussiaPrimorsky KraiRUSSIA30UPSTART4471457
157OmskRussiaOmsk OblastRUSSIA30UPSTART449963
158GuimaraesPortugalNorteEUROPE29UPSTART4512081
159TiranaAlbaniaEUROPE28UPSTART4591353
160TomskRussiaTomsk OblastRUSSIA28UPSTART4601366
161SaratovRussiaSaratov OblastRUSSIA28UPSTART4631208
162OrenburgRussiaOrenburg OblastRUSSIA27473971
163TolyattiRussiaSamara OblastRUSSIA274751365
164BarnaulRussiaAltai KraiRUSSIA27476109
165IzhevskRussiaUdmurt RepublicRUSSIA26482573

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