Media Releases

Media Releases on the Innovation Cities™ Indexes and Program, issued by 2thinknow.



MEDIA RELEASE: First Asian Winner as Sydney Moves into Top ...

RELEASED 18th OCT 2011: "Boston came first again in a field of 331 cities in the Innovation Cities Global Index. This year’s top cities were rounded out by San Francisco Bay Area, Paris, New York and Vienna, as the 5th annual index was released today"



RELEASE: LONDON TOPS NEW YORK, TOKYO FOR INNOVATION – HOME ...

Is London home to the next Apple? London increased lead over rival New York, resurgent Tokyo and even Silicon Valley, to become the world's most innovative city in 2016-2017, in the 10th annual rankings of 500 cities released by global innovation agency 2thinknow.




MEDIA RELEASE: Innovation Cities Index 2014 Launch

Silicon Valley beat London and previous winners New York, Boston, and Vienna to become the world's most innovative city in 2014, in the prestigious 8th annual rankings released by global innovation agency 2thinknow. The full index is listed on this website.


MEDIA RELEASE: Innovation Cities Indexes 2012-13 Launch

Boston and New York were announced as twin winners for the world's most innovative city today by Australian innovation agency 2thinknow. In the seven years publishing the index, this is the first time two cities have tied for first place -- due to their strong innovation potential. This year's top 10 cities for innovation economy in 2012-2013 were rounded out by Vienna, San Francisco Bay Area, Paris, Munich, London, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Seattle.


Innovation Cities: Media Resource Kit

For journalists: Media resources kit on annual Innovation Cities Indexes, measuring and building urban innovation economies. Includes interview contacts and links.



MEDIA RELEASE: Innovation Cities Indexes 2011 Launch

RELEASED 18th OCT 2011: "Boston came first again in a field of 331 cities in the Innovation Cities Global Index. This year’s top cities were rounded out by San Francisco Bay Area, Paris, New York and Vienna, as the 5th annual index was released today"


Top 100 city rankings for the innovation economy 2010

RELEASED 8th SEPT 2010: "This year, Paris and Amsterdam contested the top spot with Boston, being ranked second and third, respectively, in the 2thinknow Innovation Cities Top 100 Index. Since 2009 Vienna has moved to fourth place and New York to fifth place."





MEDIA RELEASE: Boston #1 for Innovation

Boston has been rated the best US city for innovation, tying scores with previous winner Vienna in Europe. Boston also edged past Amsterdam, Paris, San Francisco, which rounded out the top five cities in the annual 2thinknow Innovation Cities Index.