Eindhoven produces 22.6 patents for every 10,000 residents, making it the world’s most inventive city.

According to the OECD (Organization for Economics Co-Operation and Development), which makes it the most inventive city in the world. 

Tiny, biodegradable implants known as Bioneedles may soon replace the syringe, vial and needle trifecta as the standard delivery mechanism for vaccines.

If they are as clean, cheap and reliable as many medical researchers believe, Bioneedles will reduce hepatitis and HIV infection and vaccinate 25 million more children worldwide.

This is one of many massively promising technologies pioneered in the city of Eindhoven, a mid-sized city located in the southern region of the Netherlands.

Eindhoven is hands-down the most inventive city in the world based on one of the most commonly used metrics for mapping the geography of innovation, which is called “patent intensity.

More specifically, Eindhoven produced 22.6 patents for every 10,000 residents, making it the world’s most inventive city, according to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development.

 

For this reason Jakajima organizes many High Tech events in Eindhoven. for an overview of events, click here.


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Source: forbes.com