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Top 10 global science and technology clusters Updated: 2022-10-27

The World Intellectual Property Organization released the top 100 science and technology clusters for 2022 in its Global Innovation Index 2022 recently aimed at identifying the most S&T-intensive top global clusters.

WIPO said innovation output at the local level is as important as output at the national level.

Among the top 100, Tokyo–Yokohama is the top-performing cluster, followed by Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Guangzhou, Beijing, Seoul and San Jose-San Francisco.

Let's take a look at the top 10 S&T clusters for 2022.


10 Paris

The city skyline of Paris. [Photo/VCG]


9 New York City

The city skyline of New York City, New York. [Photo/VCG]


8 Boston-Cambridge

The city skyline of Boston, Massachusetts. [Photo/VCG]


7 Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto

The night view of Osaka. [Photo/VCG]


6 Shanghai–Suzhou

The city skyline of Shanghai. [Photo by Wang Gang/For China Daily]


5 San Jose-San Francisco

Flowers along a street of San Jose, California. [Photo/VCG]


4 Seoul

The city skyline of Seoul. [Photo/VCG]


3 Beijing

The city skyline of Beijing. [Photo/VCG]


2 Shenzhen–Hong Kong–Guangzhou

The city skyline of Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province. [Photo/VCG]


1 Tokyo–Yokohama

The city skyline of Tokyo. [Photo/VCG]