Atlanta ranks 23 on newly released innovation index of global cities

The FINOM Innovation in Business Index reveals which global cities are focal points for conceiving new ideas and solutions in the business world, as well as the industries in which they excel. Atlanta ranks No. 23 out of 100. AJC file photo
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The FINOM Innovation in Business Index reveals which global cities are focal points for conceiving new ideas and solutions in the business world, as well as the industries in which they excel. Atlanta ranks No. 23 out of 100. AJC file photo

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Thanks to technological advancements that are driving change across industries, the rate of innovation has arguably never been faster. The FINOM Innovation in Business Index assesses the innovation ecosystems in 100 global cities, covering legacy industries, startups and the public sector, and reveals which cities are leading the way in modernizing different industries, according to a press release.

The FINOM Innovation in Business Index reveals which global cities are focal points for conceiving new ideas and solutions in the business world, as well as the industries in which they excel.

Among cities such as San Francisco, Boston, Beijing and Paris, Atlanta ranks No. 23.

This study shows the best cities in the world for business innovation. This the first FINOM Innovation in Business Index. It was created to see whether certain cities are hubs for business innovation.

The study splits the innovation landscape into different areas, including research and development, startup activity and funding availability, in addition to looking at innovation on an individual industry level, for example in artificial intelligence, biotechnology and fintech. The resulting index gives insight into which global cities lead the way in having ecosystems that are fertile for business innovation, and reveals which cities are global leaders for innovation in each industry.

To view the results, data sources and full methodology of the study, refer to the results page here: https://finom.co/en-de/research/