Bangalore, India. Nominated as a Knowledge city-region. Bangalore is referred to as the ‘IT Capital of India’ as well as the ‘Biotech City’. The city plays a prominent role in international electronics, telecommunications and information technology contributing almost 40% of...
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 coastal...
Brisbane, Australia. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. Smart State’ brand of Brisbane (1998) has started as local economic development strategy basically aiming to create jobs for the future for Queensland. The ‘Smart’ brand has later been extended to other policy areas (i....
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...
Holon, Israel. Nominated as Knowledge City-Region. Holon is well-known in Israel as "the Children's City" This vision of the city leads the city management and officials. Each administration manager is required to be involved in incremental activities held for children, e.g....
[img_assist|nid=281|title=HK Conference Centre|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=67] Late Nomination Submission. Not considered for the exercise.
Hyderabad, India. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyderabad,_Andhra_Pradesh) A1 - Historic city that has transformed itself into a modern metropolis. A2 - Has attracted a host of IT and pharmaceutical companies to set up knowledge...
Istanbul, Turkey. Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis. Istanbul- The Capital of Cultures” builds a strong and meaningful brand name for Istanbul as The European Parliament has voiced Istanbul as the Cultural Capital of 2010. The main message behind this motto is “people of...
Manchester, U.K. Nominated as Knowledge 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...
Melbourne, (Australia). Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis. In Australasia, Melbourne’s historic roots for growth and development appear to be a key factor in its strong cultural and creative vitality, making this city the multicultural heart of Australia . With a citizenship...
Montreal, Canada. Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis. Montreal is recognized for its exceptional quality of life and its multiculturalism. The second-largest city in Canada, Montreal was ranked as the 10th cleanest city in the world in 2007. Montreal is first in Canada in...
Nuremberg, Germany. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. Since the nomination form is just a "dead document" you can also: get more facts on www.em-n.eu (english). leave a message to the nuremberg knowledge city community at our knowledge portal regiolog.com (you can also send...
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....
Pune, India. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. Pune (India) is depicted as one of India’s major industrial centres, whose recent infrastructure and efficient transportation connects the city (within a three hour drive) to Mumbai, the financial capital of India. An important...
Seattle, USA has been nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. Seattle was given the title “the Queen City” in 1869 and described as "The Future Queen City of the Pacific", owing to its high development rate and its attraction power. This epithet lasted until 1982, when it was re...
Sfax, Tunisia. Nominated as Knowledge City Region. Second largest city in the country (1 million inhabitants), Sfax at 270 km from Tunis the capital city is in the south west of the country. Historically known for its entrepreneurial population and its openness on its...
Sheffield, submitted as a Knowledge City-Region The city of Sheffield exists at the heart of the Sheffield City Region, a broader area encompassing a series of districts with their own towns and suburban areas as well as vast amounts of green, open countryside. In Septermber...
Shenzhen, China. Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis. Within the Asia-Pacific region, Shenzhen (China) is a garden city adjacent to Hong Kong, in the Southern coastal zone of China. Shenzhen is the Chinese City with the highest Comprehensive Quality of Life, in terms of...
Tlemcen, Algeria. Nominated as Knowledge Metropolis. Located at 540 Km west of the capital Algiers and 140 km from the second largest city of the country (Oran), Tlemcen constitutes the living memory of Algeria. It was at one period of its life the capital of the Kingdom of the...
Valencia, Spain, nominated as a Knowledge city-region. Its City Council is energetically pursuing knowledge-based initiatives, putting Valencia's future as a KC in perspective as "incredible but true", with five different slogans of campaign: 1.1.- THE VALENCIA OF THE SEA....