Silicon Valley still remains the hub of the world’s most dominant innovation “empire” – a location of a thriving innovation ecosystem where innovation centers cluster. However, as the innovation center phenomenon has continued to spread globally, a number of new ‘empires’ have emerged where innovation centers are flourishing.

The Rise of Innovation Empires Worldwide

From July 2015 (when our previous research, The Innovation Game, was published) to February 2016, 56 new innovation centers have opened in 20 countries and 11 more centers are planned to open soon. Over the last year, we witnessed the rapid rise of Asia as a destination for innovation centers Compared to our previous research, Asia has seen a 29% rise in the number of innovation centers being launched

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