Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: by Subregion


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Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings USA

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
13San Francisco - San JoseUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS551557
24New YorkUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS55901
35Los AngelesUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS55740
47BostonUnited StatesMassachusettsAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS53167
511ChicagoUnited StatesIllinoisAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS53264
613Dallas-Fort WorthUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS52325
715SeattleUnited StatesWashingtonAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS511215
817HoustonUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS51525
920AtlantaUnited StatesGeorgiaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS4979
1023San DiegoUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS491160
1124Washington DCUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS491471
1226MiamiUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS48822
1329AustinUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS4887
1431DenverUnited StatesColoradoAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS48334
1532PhiladelphiaUnited StatesPennsylvaniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS481027
1641PortlandUnited StatesOregonAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS461053
1743OaklandUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS46944
1850OrlandoUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS45972
1951Las VegasUnited StatesNevadaAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS45713
2052BaltimoreUnited StatesMarylandAMERICASUSA1 NEXUS4597
2159SacramentoUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB441133
2261Minneapolis-St PaulUnited StatesMinnesotaAMERICASUSA2 HUB441544
2367Santa Ana-AnaheimUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB441173
2471TampaUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431327
2575PittsburghUnited StatesPennsylvaniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431035
2677Raleigh-DurhamUnited StatesNorth CarolinaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431085
2778Kansas CityUnited StatesKS/MOAMERICASUSA2 HUB43614
2880DetroitUnited StatesMichiganAMERICASUSA2 HUB43337
2981PhoenixUnited StatesArizonaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431030
3083Salt Lake CityUnited StatesUtahAMERICASUSA2 HUB431149
3184NashvilleUnited StatesTennesseeAMERICASUSA2 HUB43890
3287NewarkUnited StatesNew JerseyAMERICASUSA2 HUB43902
3388RiversideUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB431111
3491ProvidenceUnited StatesRhode IslandAMERICASUSA2 HUB421067
3594AlbuquerqueUnited StatesNew MexicoAMERICASUSA2 HUB4227
3697MemphisUnited StatesTennesseeAMERICASUSA2 HUB42813
3798RichmondUnited StatesVirginiaAMERICASUSA2 HUB421105
38101BoulderUnited StatesColoradoAMERICASUSA2 HUB42168
39103Fort LauderdaleUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA2 HUB42403
40107IndianapolisUnited StatesIndianaAMERICASUSA2 HUB42548
41108San AntonioUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA2 HUB421155
42109CharlotteUnited StatesNorth CarolinaAMERICASUSA2 HUB42247
43112HonoluluUnited StatesHawaiiAMERICASUSA2 HUB41523
44114Ann ArborUnited StatesMichiganAMERICASUSA2 HUB4151
45115TallahasseeUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA2 HUB411322
46116ColumbusUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA2 HUB41296
47119New OrleansUnited StatesLouisianaAMERICASUSA2 HUB41900
48121MilwaukeeUnited StatesWisconsinAMERICASUSA2 HUB41827
49124CincinnatiUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA2 HUB41275
50137St LouisUnited StatesMissouriAMERICASUSA2 HUB411272
51142Des MoinesUnited StatesIowaAMERICASUSA2 HUB40336
52156BuffaloUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA2 HUB40197
53159Ventura-OxnardUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA2 HUB401633
54161AlbanyUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA2 HUB401627
55162JacksonvilleUnited StatesFloridaAMERICASUSA2 HUB40580
56165ClevelandUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA2 HUB40284
57166El PasoUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA2 HUB40373
58168RochesterUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA2 HUB401115
59169Norfolk-Virginia BeachUnited StatesVirginiaAMERICASUSA2 HUB40924
60170MadisonUnited StatesWisconsinAMERICASUSA2 HUB40765
61173FresnoUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39413
62176HartfordUnited StatesConnecticutAMERICASUSA3 NODE39493
63181TucsonUnited StatesArizonaAMERICASUSA3 NODE391391
64182Oklahoma CityUnited StatesOklahomaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39955
65183Grand RapidsUnited StatesMichiganAMERICASUSA3 NODE39457
66184CharlestonUnited StatesSouth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39246
67185AllentownUnited StatesPennsylvaniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE3934
68186BoiseUnited StatesIdahoAMERICASUSA3 NODE39161
69187TulsaUnited StatesOklahomaAMERICASUSA3 NODE391394
70191ToledoUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA3 NODE391362
71192BirminghamUnited StatesAlabamaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39151
72193ColumbiaUnited StatesSouth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39294
73196Colorado SpringsUnited StatesColoradoAMERICASUSA3 NODE39293
74197SavannahUnited StatesGeorgiaAMERICASUSA3 NODE391211
75203GreensboroUnited StatesNorth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39461
76206LouisvilleUnited StatesKentuckyAMERICASUSA3 NODE39742
77208Baton RougeUnited StatesLouisianaAMERICASUSA3 NODE39119
78210Little RockUnited StatesArkansasAMERICASUSA3 NODE39731
79214BridgeportUnited StatesConnecticutAMERICASUSA3 NODE39184
80215Corpus ChristiUnited StatesTexasAMERICASUSA3 NODE39307
81224AkronUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA3 NODE3823
82225SyracuseUnited StatesNew YorkAMERICASUSA3 NODE381302
83226ModestoUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE38840
84228CharlottesvilleUnited StatesVirginiaAMERICASUSA3 NODE381543
85233KnoxvilleUnited StatesTennesseeAMERICASUSA3 NODE38662
86234SpringfieldUnited StatesMassachusettsAMERICASUSA3 NODE381266
87236Green BayUnited StatesWisconsinAMERICASUSA3 NODE38460
88238OmahaUnited StatesNebraskaAMERICASUSA3 NODE38961
89240PortlandUnited StatesMaineAMERICASUSA3 NODE382104
90246SpokaneUnited StatesWashingtonAMERICASUSA3 NODE381264
91247BakersfieldUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE3894
92248StocktonUnited StatesCaliforniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE381281
93249ManchesterUnited StatesNew HampshireAMERICASUSA3 NODE38781
94250RenoUnited StatesNevadaAMERICASUSA3 NODE381097
95255Winston-SalemUnited StatesNorth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE381484
96263AugustaUnited StatesGeorgiaAMERICASUSA3 NODE3783
97266MontgomeryUnited StatesAlabamaAMERICASUSA3 NODE37851
98267ChattanoogaUnited StatesTennesseeAMERICASUSA3 NODE37249
99270JacksonUnited StatesMississippiAMERICASUSA3 NODE37579
100271LexingtonUnited StatesKentuckyAMERICASUSA3 NODE37722
101272DaytonUnited StatesOhioAMERICASUSA3 NODE37330
102273AnchorageUnited StatesAlaskaAMERICASUSA3 NODE3747
103274RoanokeUnited StatesVirginiaAMERICASUSA3 NODE371632
104275RochesterUnited StatesMinnesotaAMERICASUSA3 NODE371114
105276WichitaUnited StatesKansasAMERICASUSA3 NODE371479
106279LancasterUnited StatesPennsylvaniaAMERICASUSA3 NODE371629
107282LincolnUnited StatesNebraskaAMERICASUSA3 NODE37727
108289WilmingtonUnited StatesDelawareAMERICASUSA3 NODE372105
109291Cedar RapidsUnited StatesIowaAMERICASUSA3 NODE36241
110297SpringfieldUnited StatesIllinoisAMERICASUSA3 NODE361265
111303SpringfieldUnited StatesMissouriAMERICASUSA3 NODE361267
112312GreenvilleUnited StatesSouth CarolinaAMERICASUSA3 NODE361628
113330BozemanUnited StatesMontanaAMERICASUSA3 NODE35171
114332FargoUnited StatesNorth DakotaAMERICASUSA3 NODE352103
115340BurlingtonUnited StatesVermontAMERICASUSA3 NODE352100
116364Sioux FallsUnited StatesSouth DakotaAMERICASUSA3 NODE341241
117382BillingsUnited StatesMontanaAMERICASUSA3 NODE33150
118414CheyenneUnited StatesWyomingAMERICASUSA3 NODE322102

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Canada

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
18TorontoCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA1 NEXUS531370
222MontrealCanadaQuebecAMERICASCANADA1 NEXUS49853
325VancouverCanadaBritish ColumbiaAMERICASCANADA1 NEXUS491426
458QuebecCanadaQuebecAMERICASCANADA2 HUB441079
586CalgaryCanadaAlbertaAMERICASCANADA2 HUB43210
6125EdmontonCanadaAlbertaAMERICASCANADA2 HUB41369
7126OttawaCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA2 HUB41983
8202HalifaxCanadaNova ScotiaAMERICASCANADA3 NODE39480
9205HamiltonCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA3 NODE39484
10223WinnipegCanadaManitobaAMERICASCANADA3 NODE391483
11278LondonCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA3 NODE37736
12288KitchenerCanadaOntarioAMERICASCANADA3 NODE37659
13314Fredericton - St JohnCanadaNew BrunswickAMERICASCANADA3 NODE361556
14342MonctonCanadaNew BrunswickAMERICASCANADA3 NODE35846

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Latin America

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
173Mexico CityMexicoMexico CityAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB43821
279Sao PauloBrazilSao PauloAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB431204
382Buenos AiresArgentinaBuenos AiresAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB43196
4118Rio De JaneiroBrazilRio De JaneiroAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB411109
5141MedellinColombiaAntioquiaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB40809
6149SantiagoChileAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2 HUB401186
7178BogotaColombiaCundinamarca DepartmentAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE39160
8230MonterreyMexicoNuevo LeonAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE38848
9286CuritibaBrazilParanaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE37318
10293LimaPeruAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE36725
11328GuadalajaraMexicoJaliscoAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE35466
12355Belo HorizonteBrazilMinas GeraisAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE34135
13361BrasiliaBrazilBrasiliaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE34174
14363SalvadorBrazilAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE341152
15366RecifeBrazilPernambucoAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE341091
16377MontevideoUruguayAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE33850
17381Porto AlegreBrazilRio Grande do SulAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE331054
18387PueblaMexicoPueblaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE331071
19389Panama CityPanamaPanama CanalAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE33998
20406ValparaisoChileValparaisoAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE321425
21407CordobaArgentinaCordoba ProvinceAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE32304
22409QuitoEcuadorPichinchaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE321081
23415San Jose, Costa RicaCosta RicaSan JoseAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE321162
24423FortalezaBrazilCearaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE31405
25428CaracasVenezuelaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA3 NODE31224
26433Guatemala CityGuatemalaGuatemalaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART30472
27437Santo Domingo, DRDominican RepublicAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART301191
28450CaliColombiaValle del CaucaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART29211
29451San SalvadorEl SalvadorSan Salvador departmentAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART291168
30463San JuanArgentinaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART282108
31469GuayaquilEcuadorGuayasAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART27473
32470CartagenaColombiaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART27231
33477KingstonJamaicaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART26648
34478NassauBahamasAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART262106
35481HavanaCubaHavanaAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART25494
36482La PazBoliviaLa Paz DepartmentAMERICASLATIN AMERICA4 UPSTART25702
37484TegucigalpaHondurasAMERICASLATIN AMERICA241334
38487AsuncionParaguayAMERICASLATIN AMERICA2376
39488Port of SpainTrinidad and TobagoAMERICASLATIN AMERICA232107

Europe Region

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

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Europe Continental

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
19ParisFranceIle-de-FranceEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS531002
214BerlinGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS51142
318AmsterdamNetherlandsEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS5043
419ViennaAustriaViennaEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS491439
521MunichGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS49863
628StockholmSwedenEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS481279
730BarcelonaSpainEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS48105
836OsloNorwayEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS47978
938MadridSpainEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS47766
1039CopenhagenDenmarkEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS46302
1140MilanItalyEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS46825
1242HamburgGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS46483
1346HelsinkiFinlandEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS45497
1447RomeItalyEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS451117
1549DublinIrelandEUROPEEURO CONT1 NEXUS45354
1656FrankfurtGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB44409
1757StuttgartGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB441285
1862AthensGreeceEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB4478
1963PragueCzech RepublicCentral Bohemian RegionEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB441061
2065DusseldorfGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB44363
2166LyonFranceRhone-AlpesEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB44757
2270LeipzigGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB43718
2372CologneGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB43290
2474BudapestHungaryEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB43194
2576BrusselsBelgiumBrusselsEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB43190
2685ZurichSwitzerlandEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB431526
2790LisbonPortugalEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB42730
28102WarsawPolandEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB421470
29104OportoPortugalEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB42966
30110The HagueNetherlandsEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB421537
31111RotterdamNetherlandsEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB421123
32117GenevaSwitzerlandEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB41437
33122KarlsruheGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB41619
34128AachenGermanyNorth Rhine-WestphaliaEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB411
35130MarseilleFranceProvence-Alpes-Cote d'AzurEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB41794
36131DresdenGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB41352
37132NiceFranceProvence-Alpes-Cote d'AzurEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB41907
38133BaselSwitzerlandEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB411538
39134Mannheim-HeidelbergGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB411558
40135MalmoSwedenEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB41777
41136Napoli (Naples)ItalyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB41886
42138DortmundGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB41349
43140EindhovenNetherlandsEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB40370
44147BilbaoSpainEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB40149
45148EssenGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB40386
46151GothenburgSwedenEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB40453
47153DuisburgGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB40357
48154HannoverGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB40489
49155ToulouseFranceMidi-PyreneesEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB401376
50157BucharestRomaniaEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB40193
51158BochumGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB40159
52164TorinoItalyEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB401369
53171BernSwitzerlandEUROPEEURO CONT2 HUB401539
54174SalzburgAustriaSalzburgEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE391153
55175LucerneSwitzerlandEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE391540
56179UtrechtNetherlandsEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE391416
57180NurembergGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE39943
58188AntwerpBelgiumFlandersEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE3954
59190NantesFrancePays de la LoireEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE39884
60194BremenGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE39181
61195ValenciaSpainEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE391421
62207BonnGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE39164
63209OdenseDenmarkEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE39948
64211FlorenceItalyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE39396
65212BordeauxFranceAquitaineEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE39165
66213StrasbourgFranceAlsaceEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE391284
67217GrazAustriaStyriaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE39459
68222LuxembourgLuxembourgEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE391548
69231BolognaItalyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE38162
70232KielGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE38643
71235ReykjavikIcelandEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE381099
72237TallinnEstoniaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE381323
73239MontpellierFranceLanguedoc-RoussillonEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE38852
74242GdanskPolandEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE38434
75243RennesFranceBrittanyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE381096
76244ThessalonikiGreeceEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE381549
77251WuppertalGermanyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE381489
78253LiegeBelgiumLiegeEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE38723
79254LilleFranceNord-Pas-de-CalaisEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE38724
80257GrenobleFranceRhone-AlpesEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE37463
81258SofiaBulgariaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE371247
82261LinzAustriaUpper AustriaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE37728
83269GentBelgiumEast FlandersEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE37439
84277VeniceItalyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE371433
85280SevilleSpainEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE371224
86290MalagaSpainEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE37776
87292VilniusLithuaniaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE361445
88295ParmaItalyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE361003
89296LeuvenBelgiumFlemish BrabantEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE361620
90298DijonFranceBourgogne EUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE361581
91300RigaLatviaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE361106
92301LjubljanaSloveniaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE36734
93305ReimsFranceChampagne-ArdenneEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE361094
94306KrakowPolandEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE36682
95307KatowicePolandEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE36626
96311WrocławPolandLower SilesianEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE361908
97318PadovaItalyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE36991
98319VeronaItalyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE361435
99320Saint-EtienneFranceRhone-AlpesEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE361137
100323BelgradeSerbiaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE35132
101329ZagrebCroatiaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE351515
102333ModenaItalyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE35839
103335BrnoCzech RepublicSouth Moravian RegionEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE35188
104338RouenFranceHaute-Normandie EUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE351596
105339TriesteItalyEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE351383
106341Le HavreFranceHaute-NormandieEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE35714
107343PamplonaSpainEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE35997
108350LimogesFranceLimousinEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE351584
109353BratislavaSlovakiaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE34176
110357GijonSpainEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE34443
111358CannesFranceProvence-Alpes-Cote d'AzurEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE341535
112359MetzFranceLorraineEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE341585
113376DubrovnikCroatiaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE33355
114385GranadaSpainEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE33455
115401KosiceSlovakiaEUROPEEURO CONT3 NODE32678
116430TimisoaraRomaniaEUROPEEURO CONT4 UPSTART301352
117434SkopjeMacedoniaEUROPEEURO CONT4 UPSTART301243
118435Santa Cruz de TenerifeSpainEUROPEEURO CONT4 UPSTART301178
119446TiranaAlbaniaEUROPEEURO CONT4 UPSTART291353
120454GuimaraesPortugalNorteEUROPEEURO CONT4 UPSTART292081
121455ChisinauMoldovaEUROPEEURO CONT4 UPSTART291621
122464SarajevoBosnia and HerzegovinaEUROPEEURO CONT4 UPSTART281206

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings U.K.

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
12LondonUnited KingdomEUROPEUK1 NEXUS56737
234ManchesterUnited KingdomEUROPEUK1 NEXUS47782
389EdinburghUnited KingdomEUROPEUK2 HUB42368
495GlasgowUnited KingdomEUROPEUK2 HUB42446
5123BristolUnited KingdomEUROPEUK2 HUB41187
6129LiverpoolUnited KingdomEUROPEUK2 HUB41732
7146BirminghamUnited KingdomWest MidlandsEUROPEUK2 HUB40152
8150LeedsUnited KingdomEUROPEUK2 HUB40715
9167BelfastUnited KingdomEUROPEUK2 HUB40129
10172Newcastle-upon-TyneUnited KingdomEUROPEUK2 HUB40903
11201NottinghamUnited KingdomEUROPEUK3 NODE39933
12204CardiffUnited KingdomEUROPEUK3 NODE39226
13216SheffieldUnited KingdomEUROPEUK3 NODE391229
14218CoventryUnited KingdomEUROPEUK3 NODE39310
15221SouthamptonUnited KingdomEUROPEUK3 NODE391260
16283Kingston-Upon-HullUnited KingdomEUROPEUK3 NODE37649
17322Bath & NE SomersetUnited KingdomEUROPEUK3 NODE36118

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Russia

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
148MoscowRussiaMoscowEUROPERUSSIA1 NEXUS45858
293St PetersburgRussiaSt PetersburgEUROPERUSSIA2 HUB421271
3375KazanRussiaTatarstanEUROPERUSSIA3 NODE33633
4402YekaterinburgRussiaSverdlovsk OblastEUROPERUSSIA3 NODE321506
5416NovosibirskRussiaNovosibirsk OblastEUROPERUSSIA3 NODE32940
6421Nizhny NovgorodRussiaNizhny NovgorodEUROPERUSSIA3 NODE31920
7425Rostov-na-DonuRussiaRostov-na-DonuEUROPERUSSIA3 NODE311121
8426KaliningradRussiaKaliningrad OblastEUROPERUSSIA3 NODE31603
9427SamaraRussiaSamara OblastEUROPERUSSIA3 NODE311154
10436VolgogradRussiaVolgograd OblastEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART301459
11439VladivostokRussiaPrimorsky KraiEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART301457
12440PermRussiaPerm KraiEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART301019
13441OmskRussiaOmsk OblastEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART30963
14443KrasnoyarskRussiaKrasnoyarsk KraiEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART30685
15456SaratovRussiaSaratov OblastEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART291208
16462TomskRussiaTomsk OblastEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART281366
17466IzhevskRussiaUdmurt RepublicEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART28573
18467BarnaulRussiaAltai KraiEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART28109
19473OrenburgRussiaOrenburg OblastEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART27971
20474TolyattiRussiaSamara OblastEUROPERUSSIA4 UPSTART271365

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Australia & New Zealand (Oceania)

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
110SydneyAustraliaNSWASIAANZ1 NEXUS531300
216MelbourneAustraliaVICASIAANZ1 NEXUS51811
354BrisbaneAustraliaQLDASIAANZ2 HUB44186
496AucklandNew ZealandGreater AucklandASIAANZ2 HUB4281
5100WellingtonNew ZealandWellingtonASIAANZ2 HUB421473
6105PerthAustraliaWAASIAANZ2 HUB421020
7152CanberraAustraliaACTASIAANZ2 HUB40219
8163AdelaideAustraliaSAASIAANZ2 HUB4013
9198Gold CoastAustraliaQLDASIAANZ3 NODE391533
10200ChristchurchNew ZealandSouth islandASIAANZ3 NODE39273
11262WollongongAustraliaNSWASIAANZ3 NODE371555
12264HobartAustraliaTASASIAANZ3 NODE37518
13309NewcastleAustraliaNSWASIAANZ3 NODE361531
14326GeelongAustraliaVICASIAANZ3 NODE351530
15354BallaratAustraliaVICASIAANZ3 NODE341528
16356BendigoAustraliaVICASIAANZ3 NODE341529
17360QueenstownNew ZealandOtagoASIAANZ3 NODE341541

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings China

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
127Hong KongChinaHong KongASIACHINA1 NEXUS48522
235ShanghaiChinaShanghaiASIACHINA1 NEXUS471227
337BeijingChinaBeijingASIACHINA1 NEXUS47125
455ShenzhenChinaGuangdongASIACHINA2 HUB441230
560TaipeiTaiwanTaiwanASIACHINA2 HUB441313
6113GuangzhouChinaGuangdongASIACHINA2 HUB41468
7220SuzhouChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE391297
8241NanjingChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE38883
9256TianjinChinaTianjinASIACHINA3 NODE381349
10259ChengduChinaSichuanASIACHINA3 NODE37254
11281ChongqingChinaChongqingASIACHINA3 NODE37272
12285XiamenChinaFujianASIACHINA3 NODE371493
13299HangzhouChinaZhejiangASIACHINA3 NODE36488
14302WuhanChinaHubeiASIACHINA3 NODE361488
15304NingboChinaZhejiangASIACHINA3 NODE361683
16308MacauChinaMacauASIACHINA3 NODE36760
17310DongguanChinaGuangdongASIACHINA3 NODE36347
18315DalianChinaLiaoningASIACHINA3 NODE36324
19321KaohsiungTaiwanTaiwanASIACHINA3 NODE361610
20334Xi'anChinaShaanxiASIACHINA3 NODE351494
21337QingdaoChinaShandongASIACHINA3 NODE351078
22344FuzhouChinaFujianASIACHINA3 NODE351693
23347WuxiChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE351490
24348ZhuhaiChinaGuangdongASIACHINA3 NODE351524
25351WenzhouChinaZhejiangASIACHINA3 NODE351676
26365QuanzhouChinaFujianASIACHINA3 NODE341675
27370TainanTaiwanTaiwanASIACHINA3 NODE341312
28372NanningChinaGuangxiASIACHINA3 NODE341690
29373ShenyangChinaLiaoning ASIACHINA3 NODE341554
30374KunmingChinaYunnanASIACHINA3 NODE341682
31384YangzhouChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE331750
32386JinanChinaShandongASIACHINA3 NODE331677
33388Changchun, JilinChinaJilinASIACHINA3 NODE331608
34390NanchangChinaJiangxiASIACHINA3 NODE331678
35391NantongChinaJiangsuASIACHINA3 NODE331689
36392TaiyuanChinaShanxiASIACHINA3 NODE331680
37394FoshanChinaGuangdongASIACHINA3 NODE33406
38395ZhengzhouChinaHenanASIACHINA3 NODE331611
39396HarbinChinaHeilongjiangASIACHINA3 NODE33492
40398TaichungTaiwanTaiwanASIACHINA3 NODE332086
41411HefeiChinaAnhuiASIACHINA3 NODE321685
42412ZhongshanChinaGuangdongASIACHINA3 NODE322073
43417Yantai-WeihaiChinaShandongASIACHINA3 NODE321609
44449ShantouChinaGuangdongASIACHINA4 UPSTART291674

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings India

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
192MumbaiIndiaMaharashtraASIAINDIA2 HUB42862
2139BangaloreIndiaKarnatakaASIAINDIA2 HUB40100
3199DelhiIndiaDelhiASIAINDIA3 NODE39332
4252ChennaiIndiaTamil NaduASIAINDIA3 NODE38255
5316HyderabadIndiaAndhra PradeshASIAINDIA3 NODE36531
6345AhmedabadIndiaGujaratASIAINDIA3 NODE3517
7346PuneIndiaMaharashtraASIAINDIA3 NODE351076
8383KolkataIndiaWest BengalASIAINDIA3 NODE33670
9393JaipurIndiaRajasthanASIAINDIA3 NODE33581
10424SuratIndiaGujaratASIAINDIA3 NODE311294
11442LucknowIndiaUttar PradeshASIAINDIA4 UPSTART30749
12448KanpurIndiaUttar PradeshASIAINDIA4 UPSTART29613
13452MaduraiIndiaTamil NaduASIAINDIA4 UPSTART291545

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Japan

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
11TokyoJapanTokyoASIAJAPAN1 NEXUS561361
245OsakaJapanOsaka (excludes Kobe)ASIAJAPAN1 NEXUS452112
364KyotoJapanKyotoASIAJAPAN2 HUB44700
4120NagoyaJapanAichiASIAJAPAN2 HUB41877
5127FukuokaJapan Fukuoka PrefectureASIAJAPAN2 HUB41423
6143YokohamaJapanKanagawaASIAJAPAN2 HUB401508
7145SapporoJapanHokkaidoASIAJAPAN2 HUB401546
8227NagasakiJapanNagasakiASIAJAPAN3 NODE38876
9260HiroshimaJapanHiroshima Prefecture,ASIAJAPAN3 NODE37514
10313KagoshimaJapanASIAJAPAN3 NODE36600
11349KawasakiJapanASIAJAPAN3 NODE35632
12403FujiJapanASIAJAPAN3 NODE32416

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Asia Pacific - Excludes above subregions

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
16SingaporeSingaporeSingaporeASIAASIA PAC1 NEXUS541240
212SeoulSouth KoreaSeoulASIAASIA PAC1 NEXUS521218
368BusanSouth KoreaASIAASIA PAC2 HUB431553
499Kuala LumpurMalaysiaKuala LumpurASIAASIA PAC2 HUB42689
5106BangkokThailandBangkokASIAASIA PAC2 HUB42101
6144IncheonSouth KoreaASIAASIA PAC2 HUB401550
7160DaeguSouth KoreaNorth GyeongsangASIAASIA PAC2 HUB401552
8177JakartaIndonesiaJakartaASIAASIA PAC3 NODE39582
9189DaejeonSouth KoreaChungnamASIAASIA PAC3 NODE391613
10229UlsanSouth KoreaASIAASIA PAC3 NODE381551
11287ManilaPhilippinesManilaASIAASIA PAC3 NODE37783
12325Ho Chi Minh CityVietnamSouth VietnamASIAASIA PAC3 NODE35517
13327ColomboSri LankaASIAASIA PAC3 NODE35292
14331SuwonSouth KoreaGyeonggi-doASIAASIA PAC3 NODE351614
15362Petaling JayaMalaysiaSelangorASIAASIA PAC3 NODE341615
16378HanoiVietnamHanoiASIAASIA PAC3 NODE33490
17429YangonBurmaYangon RegionASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART301501
18431ChittagongBangladeshChittagongASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART301607
19438BandungIndonesiaWest JavaASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART301612
20447DhakaBangladeshDhaka DivisionASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART29338
21472Phnom Penh, CamCambodiaPhnom PenhASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART271028
22480UlaanbaatarMongoliaASIAASIA PAC4 UPSTART251407

Emerging Region*

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

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Mid-East

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
133DubaiUnited Arab EmiratesEMERGINGMID-EAST1 NEXUS47353
244Tel AvivIsraelEUROPEMID-EAST1 NEXUS451337
353IstanbulTurkeyEUROPEMID-EAST2 HUB44564
469Abu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesEMERGINGMID-EAST2 HUB438
5219JerusalemIsraelEUROPEMID-EAST3 NODE39588
6245AnkaraTurkeyAnkaraEUROPEMID-EAST3 NODE3850
7268Kuwait CityKuwaitEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE37698
8284IzmirTurkeyIzmirEUROPEMID-EAST3 NODE37574
9294DohaQatarEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE36344
10317HaifaIsraelEUROPEMID-EAST3 NODE36479
11324CairoEgyptCairoEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE35208
12336JeddahSaudi ArabiaEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE35584
13352SharjahUnited Arab EmiratesEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE341228
14367AntalyaTurkeyEUROPEMID-EAST3 NODE341993
15368BeirutLebanonEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE34126
16369AdanaTurkeyMersin AdanaEUROPEMID-EAST3 NODE341619
17371RiyadhSaudi ArabiaEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE341112
18397Bursa, TurkeyTurkeyBursaEUROPEMID-EAST3 NODE331618
19404AmmanJordanEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE3241
20408AlexandriaEgyptAlexandria GovernorateEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE3229
21413TehranIranEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE321335
22419MuscatOmanEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE31868
23422ManamaBahrainEMERGINGMID-EAST3 NODE31779
24444Al-AinUnited Arab EmiratesEMERGINGMID-EAST4 UPSTART2924
25461AjmanUnited Arab EmiratesEMERGINGMID-EAST4 UPSTART2819

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Eurasia

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
1379KarachiPakistanEMERGINGEURASIA3 NODE33616
2399KievUkraineEMERGINGEURASIA3 NODE33645
3400AlmatyKazakhstanEMERGINGEURASIA3 NODE3235
4410BakuAzerbaijanEMERGINGEURASIA3 NODE321616
5418TbilisiGeorgiaTbilisiEMERGINGEURASIA3 NODE321617
6432LahorePakistanEMERGINGEURASIA4 UPSTART30707
7457MinskBelarusEMERGINGEURASIA4 UPSTART291527
8458OdessaUkraineOdessa OblastEMERGINGEURASIA4 UPSTART29949
9459KharkovUkraineKharkiv OblastEMERGINGEURASIA4 UPSTART29639
10460AstanaKazakhstanEMERGINGEURASIA4 UPSTART2874
11468LvivUkraineLviv OblastEMERGINGEURASIA4 UPSTART28756
12475BishkekKyrgyzstanEMERGINGEURASIA4 UPSTART27153
13479DnepropetrovskUkraineDnipropetrovsk OblastEMERGINGEURASIA4 UPSTART26343
14486DonetskUkraineDonetsk OblastEMERGINGEURASIA24346
15489SevastopolUkraineSevastopolEMERGINGEURASIA231222
16490ZaporozhyeUkraineZaporizhia OblastEMERGINGEURASIA231518
17491SimferopolUkraineCrimeaEMERGINGEURASIA231237
18498DushanbeTajikistanEMERGINGEURASIA20362

Innovation Cities™ Index 2018: City Rankings Africa

RankGlobal RankCity NameCountryStateRegionSubregionClassificationIndex ScoreCityID
1265Cape TownSouth AfricaWestern CapeEMERGINGAFRICA3 NODE37223
2380JohannesburgSouth AfricaGautengEMERGINGAFRICA3 NODE33591
3405DurbanSouth AfricaKwaZulu-NatalEMERGINGAFRICA3 NODE32361
4420CasablancaMoroccoEMERGINGAFRICA3 NODE31235
5445PretoriaSouth AfricaEMERGINGAFRICA4 UPSTART291065
6453NairobiKenyaEMERGINGAFRICA4 UPSTART29880
7465AlgiersAlgeriaEMERGINGAFRICA4 UPSTART2831
8471RabatMoroccoEMERGINGAFRICA4 UPSTART271082
9476LagosNigeriaEMERGINGAFRICA4 UPSTART26706
10483TunisTunisiaEMERGINGAFRICA241395
11485Port LouisMauritiusEMERGINGAFRICA241547
12492LuandaAngolaEMERGINGAFRICA21744
13493Dar es SalaamTanzaniaEMERGINGAFRICA21329
14494Addis AbabaEthiopiaAddis AbabaEMERGINGAFRICA2112
15495DakarSenegalEMERGINGAFRICA20323
16496Port HarcourtNigeriaEMERGINGAFRICA201050
17497DoualaCameroonEMERGINGAFRICA20350
18499KhartoumSudanEMERGINGAFRICA18640
19500KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the CongoKinshasaEMERGINGAFRICA16650

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