2020 ranking of science and technology hotspots
For the last four years, the GII has published a ranking of the world's top 100 science and technology hotspots.
In 2020, Tokyo-Yokohama is the top performing hotspot again, followed by Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Guangzhou, Seoul, Beijing, and San Jose-San Francisco.
The U.S. continues to host the largest number of hotspots (25), followed by China (17), Germany (10), and Japan (5).
The top 100 clusters are located in 26 economies, of which six – Brazil, China, India, Iran, Turkey, and the Russian Federation – are middle-income economies.
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About the Global Innovation Index
The Global Innovation Index is a leading reference for measuring an economy’s innovation performance.
Moving into its 13th edition in 2020, the GII has evolved into a valuable benchmarking tool that facilitates public-private dialogue and that helps policy-makers, business leaders, and other stakeholders to evaluate their innovation progress on an annual basis.
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