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Mapping The World's Top 50 Science And Technology Hubs

• https://www.zerohedge.com, by Tyler Durden

This map, via Visual Capitalist's Niccolo Conte, explores the world's top 50 science and technology hubs leading these innovations based on data from the Global Innovation Index 2023. Hubs were ranked by their combined share of international patent applications and scientific publications.

East Asia Dominance in S&T

The world's five most significant science and technology hubs are in East Asia.

The top-ranked Tokyo-Yokohama cluster made up just over 10% of all patent applications between 2018-2022.

Cluster Country/Economy Patent Applications Scientific Publications
Tokyo-Yokohama ???????? Japan 127,418 115,020
Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Guangzhou ????????/???????? China/Hong Kong 113,482 153,180
Seoul ???????? South Korea 63,447 133,604
Beijing ???????? China 38,067 279,485
Shanghai-Suzhou ???????? China 32,924 162,635
San Jose-San Francisco ???????? U.S. 47,269 58,575
Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto ???????? Japan 38,413 51,948
Boston-Cambridge ???????? U.S. 18,184 76,378
San Diego ???????? U.S. 23,261 20,928
New York City ???????? U.S. 13,838 74,849
Nanjing ???????? China 7,143 113,488
Paris ???????? France 15,176 61,692
Wuhan ???????? China 6,250 89,756
Hangzhou ???????? China 10,755 62,924
Nagoya ???????? Japan 17,736 16,091
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