Innovation city

2thinknow Innovation services and programs are designed to support innovation in cities, business & government, with:

  • City Benchmarking Data™
  • Innovation Analyst Reports
  • the Innovation Course™
  • Local Innovation Forum™ events
  • Innovation Consulting Service
  • Evidence-based
  • Innovation models
  • Rational Tools
  • Fair pricing
  • Flexible options

Data, Analysis, Training & Events. Available globally. Ready-to-go resources.

2thinknow has modelled innovation as a process, not a value. To do this we have created unique proprietary models, algorithms, metric indicators and analysis tools for innovation. The 2thinknow data-set references over 1500 cities, with full indicators on 450 cities globally in the core CBD data-set. 2thinknow set up programs to develop a significant understanding of the operation of innovation cities. Such as:


2thinknow are the first to offer these and other Innovation Programs for the innovation economy.


Some of our global clients:



“You did an extraordinary job under difficult circumstances to co-ordinate a significant event which will greatly impact government approaches to in the future. I would both like to thank and commend you for your effort and I am happy to act as a reference in the future.”
– Senator Kate Lundy, Australian Federal Government. Referring to Public Sphere 3. Australian ICT & Creative Industries Development.


The best thing was … “The Presenter!! Very competent and engaging. … easy, relaxed style of presentation.”
– David R., Depart of Business & Innovation (Formerly DIIRD), Government of Victoria, Australia

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Recent news:

MEDIA RELEASE: Innovation Cities Indexes 2012-2013 Launch
Boston and New York were announced as twin winners for the world’s most innovative city today by Australian innovation agency 2thinknow. In the seven years publishing the index, this is the first time two cities have tied for first place — due to their strong innovation potential. This year’s top 10 cities for innovation economy in 2012-2013 were rounded out by Vienna, San Francisco Bay Area, Paris, Munich, London, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Seattle. > more

URENIO and other discussions in Europe
Coverage for the Innovation Cities Index in Europe including academic sites, newspapers, city specialist sites and news services. > more