Boston, Ma. USA. Nominated as a Knowledge City_region. Boston is well positioned to navigate this period of global change and challenge, as it has done in every century since its founding. In the early 19th century, Boston ships plied the improbable China Trade on the Atlantic...
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...
Copenhagen, Denmark. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and its most populous city, with an urban population of 1,213,822 (as of 1 January 2012) and a metropolitan population of 1,950,522 (as of 1 January 2013). Copenhagen is situated on...
Curitiba, Brasil. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. Curitiba is located in the wealthier southern part of Brazil. It is the capital of the predominantly agricultural state of Paraná and has a population of 1,760 500 (2010) http://www.sustainablecitiesnet.com/models/...
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. Dresden – the jewel of the Elbe When it comes to the nation's art treasures it might seem as if some German cities have received more than their fair share. Over the centuries, Dresden has accumulated so many that...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Nominated as Knowledge-City Region. Dubai is a city-state in the United Arab Emirates, located within the emirate of the same name. The emirate of Dubai is located southeast of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and is one of the seven...
Dublin, Ireland. Nominated as a Knowledege City-Region. Dublin is both the largest city and the capital of Ireland. Along with the national economy, the city has experienced considerable economic growth in recent years and this has also resulted in a significant increase in...
Nominated as Knowledge Metropolis, Hong Kong, China is one of two Special Administrative Regions (SARs) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), the other being Macau. A city-state  situated on China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea,...
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...
Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis. Kuala Lumpur is the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia  . The city covering an area of 243 km2 (94 sq mi), has a population estimate of 1.6 million as of 2012. Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as the...
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...
Nominated as a Knowledge-City Reagion. Please visit the European Metropolregion Nuremberg 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 regions of the Metropolregion Nuremberg...
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....
Przemyśl, Poland. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region Przemyśl is a city in south-eastern Poland with 66,756 inhabitants, as of June 2009.[1] In 1999, it became part of the Podkarpackie Voivodeship; it was previously the capital of Przemyśl Voivodeship. Przemyśl owes its long...
Seattle, USA. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. Seattle is a major coastal seaport and the seat of King County, in the U.S. state of Washington. With 620,778 residents as of 2011, Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of North America and the largest...
Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis, Shenzhen is a major city in the south of Southern China's Guangdong Province, situated immediately north of Hong Kong. The area became China's first—and one of the most successful—Special Economic Zones (SEZs). It currently also holds sub-...
Shiraz, Iran. Nominated as a City-Region. Shiraz is the sixth biggest city in Iran and is the capital of Fars Province. It is located in the southwest of the country on the ‘Rudkhaneye Khoshk’ seasonal river; 200K m from south seashore of Iran. It is built over a green plain of...
Tampere, Finland. Nominated as a Knowledge City-Region. The Tampere Region is one of Finland's fastest growing centres. There is a population of more than 210,000 in the city of Tampere, close to half a million in the Tampere Region and more than five million in Finland....
Tehran, Iran. Nominated as a Knowledge Metropolis.   Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of 12,223,598 it is also Iran's largest urban area and city, the largest city in Western Asia and the 5th-largest city globally. In the 20th and 21st...