For French speakers and Francophiles, here’s a recent French language interview I did with with Elsa Sidawy regarding Innovation Cities™ published in Paris.
Chaque année l’agence australienne 2thinknow qui dédie ses activités à l’innovation urbaine, dévoile un classement des villes les plus innovantes du monde, résultat d’un travail de fourmi et d’analyse de plus de 162 indicateurs d…
The site is sponsored by the Mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoë and the Ile de Paris — for driving innovation in Paris.
About Paris, France & innovation
Paris was ranked #2 globally by @2thinknow in the Innovation Cities™ Index out of 289 cities in 2010. This shows the breadth of differing approaches to business, government and the state that can generate innovation — provided that they are aligned culturally with their citizens actual economic and social behaviour.
This follows some of the Boston Globe, NY Times Freaknomics, Reuters, Fox and other non-English language articles (Athens, Lyon, Vienna, Milan, Torino) on my analyst work on innovation networks, policies and cities — which has humbled me with all the attention. There is a broad-based interest in innovation, out there, it seems.