Shanghai: From Industrial City to Global Innovation Center

  • Xielin Liu
  • Taishan Gao
  • Xi Wang


In 2017, Shanghai’s synthetic index of innovation capability ranked 4th in the country for 9 consecutive years. In terms of knowledge acquisition, Shanghai ranks 1st. For knowledge creation, innovation environment, and enterprise innovation, Shanghai ranks 3rd, 4th, and 5th, respectively, whereas all remained stable in comparison to the previous year. Innovation performance ranks 4th, one place higher than the year before (Table 8.1, Fig. 8.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xielin Liu
    • 1
  • Taishan Gao
    • 2
  • Xi Wang
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementUniversity of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.Information and Industrial Development DepartmentState Information CenterBeijingChina
  3. 3.Sino-Danish CollegeUniversity of Chinese Academy of ScienceBeijingChina

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