Barcelona, Spain. Nominated as a Knowledge-Metropolis. Strenghts Racial/ethnic diversity reflecting ties to most parts of the world Global connectivity: an international port and airport Strong interaction between the industrial and academic world Human Capital: Skills,...
Boston, USA. Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis. Greater Boston has been recognized as a global centre of innovation and education, a knowledge economy whose industries are highly valuable for global competitors, and a magnet for creative talent. It is also known as a...
Copehagen, Denmark. Nominated as a City-Region. Reasons for nomination: • Net status as an international business community, very much due to the highly educated workforce, a well-developed infrastructure and a strategically good location in northern Europe. The highway system...
Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain. Nominated as a Knowledge City-region. A new Aquarium and an innovative Sporting Port are part of knowledge-based developments being made in in the city-region of San Sebastian-Donostia (Basque Country, Spain) to foster a higher quality of living...
Dresden, Germany. Nominated as a Knowledge City Region. Over the past years, Dresden has developed into one of Germany's strongest and most dynamic economic locations. Additionally, Dresden’s reputation has always been of a festival city, attracting millions of tourists every...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Nominated as Knowledge-City Region. Dubai appears to have a increasing good reputation within the international community. The city has done a lot of investment in infrastructure and has diversified their economy. Has innovative real estate...
Holon, Israel. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. Holon is adopting an approach promoting ongoing renewal, innovation and the pursuit of knowledge and information within the organization and from the organization outward. The city has ways of making the knowledge available...
Manchester, UK. Nominated as a City-Region. The Manchester City Region (MCR) is the second largest conurbation in the UK with a population of over two and a half million people living within 12 miles (20km) of the city centre. It regroups the two cities of Manchester and...
Melbourne, Australia. Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis. Melbourne is recognized internationally as a business, cultural, education, research, technology and events based city. Through the development of the Office of Knowledge Capital (OKC), in partnership with the 8...
Monterrey, Mexico. Nominated as Knowledge Metropolis. Reasons for Monterrey's nomination: • Monterrey city-region with 4% population of the country contributes 8% of its GDP. It houses the largest software developing company and one of the largest private higher education...
Montréal, Canada. Nominated as a Knowledge-Metropolis. Montréal has a rich industrial history, like other major cities in developed countries. However, it has experienced profound changes in recent decades as these industries have gradually been shifted to countries that offer...
NANCY is currently building a very exemplary "knowledge city" campus called Artem and gathering a business school, Art school, an engineering and technology school, and several basic science research labs, all of them being firt range in their discipline. This campus is located...
Since the nomination form is just a "dead document" you can also get more facts about the European Metropolregion Nuremberg on the website. Since some of the facts in the nomination document are the same like in 2009 here a short extract of the 2010's highlights: New regional...
Ottawa, Canada. Nominated as a Knowledge City-region. As with other national capitals, the main business of Ottawa has long been government and the cities identity was that of a government town. During the 1990s and into the 21st century this identity began to shift. Ottawa...
Seoul, Korea. Nomination for Knowledge Metropolis. Seoul is looking for its own identity, something authentical. http://www.whisperbrand.com/blog/2006/07/seoul-seeks-brand-image/ During the Citizens' Day celebration in October 2002, the city government announced its...
Work in Progress
Singapore. Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis. Singapore is a multi-racial, -religious and -cultural country. Different communities live and work in together, with respect for one another. There is respect of the needs of minorities. One of Singapore’s greatest achievements...
Vancouver, Canada. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. Reasons for nomination: * Intelligent demo, * Highly livable, * Walkabe, * Preserved downtown, * Art and culture everywhere, * Techno savvy From Wikipedia: In 2006, the Greater Vancouver CMA had a population of 2,...
Zaragoza is already growing with Ebro River as a partner in social and capital development.
Zurich, Switzerland. Nominated as Knowledge City, Region. Zürich or Zurich (see Etymology below) is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich. The city is Switzerland's main commercial and cultural centre and sometimes called the Cultural...