Moscow was ranked 32nd in the Global Innovation Index of the world’s 100 leading innovation clusters in 2020, rising one position compared with the previous year.
The ranking of innovative clusters has been published annually since 2017, during this period Moscow has improved by 25 positions, says Vladimir Efimov, Deputy Mayor for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations.
Deputy Mayor for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations
The compilers of the ranking analyzed the number of patent applications and the number of scientific publications, which are reflected for each cluster in the databases of the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Web of Science. Moscow has 2060 patents and 58153 publications in these databases.