Austin, Texas (USA). Nominated as a Knowledeg City-Region. Reasons for nomination: - The City of Austin's vision of being the most livable city in the country has translated into a highly participative place, notorious for its vibrancy and its richness of culture and diversity....
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...
Nominated as a City-Region. Reasons for nomination: - Building a comprehensive and overall Strategy to transform a manufacturing city into a creative and knowledge city (new spaces of interest art and culture, arquitecture & design, financial and technology services,...
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...
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...
  Nominated as a Knowledge City-region, Manizales has a position of an intermediate city within the country; it is recognized for initiating development in the coffee economy along with their industrial productivity. Manizales has distinguished itself nationally as a...
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...
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 2010 here a short extract of the 2011's highlights: The cities and...
City of Ragusa From its establishment the town chose the Byzantine Emperors as a protector from enemies, above all from the Venice. However, after the Crusades in the year 1205, Ragusa fall under control of Venice and continue until 1358 when by the Peace Treaty of Zadar becomes...
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...
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...
I would like to nominate Singapore in the K-Metropolis category. I believe the city still ranks very high in terms of all eight types of capitals forming the MAKCI Capital Framework.   Singapore. Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis. Singapore is a multi-racial, -religious...
In my opinion, the city of Zurich continues to stand tall among city ranks in most types of capital considered in the MAKCI nominations.   Zurich, Switzerland. Nominated as Knowledge City, Region. Zürich or Zurich (see Etymology below) is the largest city in Switzerland and...