A view of the city skyline and River Nile from Cairo tower building in the capital of Cairo, Egypt December 5, 2019. REUTER
Cairo has moved up 96 spots to 208 on the 2thinknow Innovation Cities Index for 2021, the Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) revealed Sunday.
Meanwhile, Alexandria has come to 272nd on the same index, which covers 500 cities worldwide, according to an infographic published by the IDSC.
The two Egyptian cities have topped the list at the African level.
Tokyo claimed the first place in the list of the world’s most innovative cities, followed by Boston and New York in the United States.
The 2thinknow's Innovation Cities Program is about growing urban innovation economies worldwide. The program is an evidence-based city development program, for economic and social development of cities.
It provides resources for building full city benchmarking data, segment case studies and other resources.