In the annual rating of dynamically developing cities Cities in Motion, Moscow took the 6th place in the category "Urban planning" and the 8th-in the category "Human capital".
The rating is compiled by the University of Navarre business school (IESE). It included 174 cities from 80 countries (including 79 of the capitals of the States). The comparison is made in nine categories: "Economy", "Human capital", "Social cohesion", "environment", "Management", "Urban planning", "International relations and image", "Technology", "Transport system".
Over the past year, Moscow has improved its indicators in such areas as" environment"," International relations and image", and"Social cohesion". In the General list, the Russian capital is on the 87th line, in the "Technology" category-on the 119th position.
In June 2020, Moscow was included in the top 20 most promising cities for it investment in Europe according to the magazine fDi Intelligence and the Next Web.
In may 2020, Moscow was ranked 9th in the ranking of world cities with the best ecosystem for startups by StartupBlink.
Since April 2020, the Smart City Lab of the Moscow Department of information technology has been publishing more than 30 thematic datasets of information about the city on the open data portal.