Edinburgh ranks second in the UK for innovation

New data produced by the Open Data Institute (ODI) shows that Edinburgh ranks second behind London for innovation in the UK.

The UK Tech Innovation Index is published by the ODI and the Digital Catapult which shows the UK’s most active innovation communities by industry sector.

The rankings incorporate data from multiple tech-event calendar sites: Meetup, Eventbrite and Open Tech Calendar, and from a new system for classifying scientific publications.

The algorithm built to create the rankings combines this data with more widely-used measures, such as: the number of startups in a city; nearby research and development spending; and the percentage of people with degree-level or equivalent qualifications.

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