Innovation and the City – Copenhagen

It is not surprising that the Copenhagen region was identified as an “innovation leader” in the European Union’s 2012 Regional Innovation Scoreboard, a comparative study of 190 regions throughout Europe. This designation of innovation leader  is based on a combination of performance indicators, such as public and private R&D, small and medium enterprise activity, the development…

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Innovation and the City – Stockholm

In the autumn of 2006, the Municipality of Stockholm embarked on developing a 25-year strategic blueprint for the development of Stockholm. Entitled Vision 2030, this initiative takes a holistic approach to urban growth, focusing not only on expanding physical capacity but also on the nurturing of vibrancy, diversity and the overall quality of a dynamic urban…

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Innovation and the City – Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV: START-UP CENTRE Like most great cities, Tel Aviv is constantly reinventing itself. Technology blended with the entrepreneurial spirit, an open mind, youthful energy and an irrepressible drive to create has led to the proliferation of hundreds of downtown technology start-ups. City Hall is lending a hand in turning Tel Aviv into “start-up central”…

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