2017 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region.
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (population 490,270). o Home of McMaster University (rated as Canada’s most innovative university) and winner of Canada’s Research University of the Year. o Home of the World Congress on Intellectual Capital, recognized as one of the leading international conferences on intellectual capital and knowledge management in the world (9th year in 2007). o Ranked top city to do business in Ontario by Canadian Business Magazine. o City of Hamilton has partnered with McMaster Innovation Park to attract and develop “knowledge-based industries”.