Tuesday, December 13, 2005
Two Michigan Cities Ranked in Global Knowledge Competitiveness
MITECHNEWS.COM reports that Grand Rapids and Detroit were ranked in the top 15 in the 2005 edition of World Knowledge Competitiveness Index released Tuesday. The Index uses 19 knowledge economy benchmarks, including employment levels in the knowledge economy, patent registrations, R&D investment by the private and public sector, education expenditure, information and communication technology infrastructure, and access to private equity. Grand Rapids ranked sixth in the latest survey and Detroit 15th, down from third and twelfth in 2004. No other Michigan metropolitan area was ranked in the survey.
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