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  • 1. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTUREEuropean Cities andRegions of the Future2012/2013WinnersIN A MORE COMPETITIVE CLIMATE THAN EVER, WITH TOTAL FOREIGNDIRECT INVESTMENT IN EUROPE FALLING BY MORE THAN 7% IN 2011,LONDON HAS MAINTAINED ITS TITLE AS fDi MAGAZINE’S EUROPEANCITY OF THE FUTURE 2012/13, WHILE THE GREATER STOCKHOLMREGION HAS OVERTAKEN THE SOUTH-EAST UK TO BECOME THEEUROPEAN REGION OF THE FUTURE. RACHEL CRAIG REPORTS L        Bristol leads small cities50 www.fDiIntelligence.com February/March 2012
  • 2. REGIONS EUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURE     Stockholm tops region list          February/March 2012 www.fDiIntelligence.com 51
  • 3. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURETOP 25 EUROPEAN CITIES OVERALLRANK CITY COUNTRY1 London UK2 Paris France3 Vienna Austria4 Moscow Russia5 Reading UK6 Munich Germany7 Cambridge UK8 Dublin Ireland9 Berlin Germany10 Stockholm Sweden11 Edinburgh UK12 Copenhagen Denmark13 Hamburg Germany14 Glasgow UK15 Amsterdam Netherlands16 Bristol UK17 Oslo Norway18 Zurich Switzerland19 Brussels Belgium20 Prague Czech Rep21 Warsaw Poland22 Barcelona Spain23 Antwerp Belgium24 Liverpool UK25 Dundee UKTOP 10 MAJOR EUROPEAN CITIESRANK CITY COUNTRY1 London UK2 Paris France3 Vienna Austria4 Moscow Russia5 Munich Germany6 Dublin Ireland7 Berlin Germany8 Stockholm Sweden9 Copenhagen Denmark10 Hamburg GermanyTOP 10 LARGE EUROPEAN CITIESRANK CITY COUNTRY1 Edinburgh UK2 Glasgow UK3 Amsterdam Netherlands4 Oslo Norway5 Helsinki Finland6 Frankfurt Germany7 Birmingham UK8 Rotterdam Netherlands9 Leipzig Germany10 Gothenburg Sweden London was ranked top European City of the Future for the third consecutive time52 www.fDiIntelligence.com February/March 2012
  • 4. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURETOP 10 SMALL EUROPEAN CITIES TOP 10 MICRO EUROPEAN CITIESRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Bristol UK 1 Reading UK2 Antwerp Belgium 2 Cambridge UK3 Zurich Switzerland 3 Dundee UK4 L Lyon France 4 Slough UK5= Liverpool UK 5 Milton Keynes UK5= Manchester UK 6 Bordeaux France7 Utrecht Netherlands 7 Oxford UK8 Sheffield UK 8 Nottingham UK9 Belfast UK 9 Eindhoven Netherlands10 Plymouth UK 10 Cork IrelandTOP 10 NORTHERN EUROPEAN CITIES TOP 10 EASTERN EUROPEAN CITIESRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 London UK 1 Moscow Russia2 Reading UK 2 Prague Czech Republic3 Cambridge UK 3 Warsaw Poland4 Dublin Ireland 4 St Petersburg Russia5 Stockholm Sweden 5 Bucharest Romania6 Edinburgh UK 6 Sofia Bulgaria7 Copenhagen Denmark 7 Brno Czech Republic8 Glasgow UK 8 Budapest Hungary9 Bristol UK 9 Kraków Poland10 Oslo Norway 10 Bratislava SlovakiaTOP 10 SOUTHERN EUROPEAN CITIES TOP 10 WESTERN EUROPEAN CITIESRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Barcelona Spain 1 Paris France2 Madrid Spain 2 Vienna Austria3 Lisbon Portugal 3 Munich Germany4 Istanbul T Turkey 4 Berlin Germany5 V Valencia Spain 5 Hamburg Germany6 Milan Italy 6 Amsterdam Netherlands7 Rome Italy 7 Zurich Switzerland8 Bilbao Spain 8 Brussels Belgium9 Ljubljana Slovenia 9 Antwerp Belgium10 Murcia Spain 10 L Lyon France Paris is fDi’s leading western European City of the Future54 www.fDiIntelligence.com October/November 2007 February/March 2012
  • 5. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURETOP 10 FDI STRATEGY Central Berlin illuminated in changing patternsNORTHERN EUROPE during the annual Festival of Lights in the city, which has been ranked as the best EuropeanRANK CITY COUNTRY City of the Future for FDI promotion strategy1 Edinburgh UK2 Plymouth UK3 Dundee UK4 Bristol UK5 London UK6 Glasgow UK7 Sheffield UK8 Reading UK10= Cork Ireland10= Liverpool UKTOP 10 FDI STRATEGY:SOUTHERN EUROPERANK CITY COUNTRY1 Barcelona Spain2 Lisbon Portugal3 Murcia Spain4 V Valencia Spain5 Tbilisi Georgia6 Konya T Turkey7 Santa Cruz de Tenerife T Spain8 Jastrebarsko Croatia9 Gaziantep T Turkey10 Subotica SerbiaTOP 10 FDI STRATEGY:EASTERN EUROPERANK CITY COUNTRY1 Katowice Poland2 Kraków Poland3 Lublin Poland4 L Lviv Ukraine5 Brno Czech Rep6 Warsaw Warsaw Poland7 Ostrava Czech Rep8 Poznan Poland9 Cheb Czech Rep10 Moscow RussiaTOP 10 FDI STRATEGY:WESTERN EUROPERANK CITY COUNTRY1 Berlin Germany2 Antwerp Belgium3 Munich Germany4 Hamburg Germany5 Leipzig Germany6 Bordeaux France7 Grenoble France8 L Lyon France9 Vienna Austria10 Nuremberg Germany56 www.fDiIntelligence.com October/November 2007 February/March 2012
  • 6. REGIONS EUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTUREThe Bridge of Peace over Kura River in Tbilisi, Georgia, which retained its top five position for cost effectiveness in major citiesTOP 10 MAJOR CITIES: TOP 10 SMALL CITIES:COST EFFECTIVENESS COST EFFECTIVENESSRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Kharkiv Ukraine 1 Mykolayiv Ukraine2 Dnipropetrovsk U kraine 2 Kaluga Russia3 Tbilisi Georgia 3 Plovdiv Bulgaria4 Nizhny Novgorod ovgorod Russia 4 Constanta Romania5 Kazan Russia 5 Timisoara Romania6 Rostov-na-Donu Russia 6 Brasov Romania7 Belgrade Serbia 7 Riga Latvia8 Samara Russia 8 T Tallinn Estonia9 Minsk Belarus 9 Iasi Romania10 Sofia Bulgaria 10 Kaunas Lithuania TOP 10 MICRO CITIES:TOP 10 LARGE CITIES: COST EFFECTIVENESSCOST EFFECTIVENESS RANK CITY COUNTRYRANK CITY COUNTRY 1 T Ternopil Ukraine1 Y Yaroslavl Russia 2 Berdyansk erdyansk Ukraine2 Odessa Ukraine 3 T Truskavets Ukraine3 L Lviv Ukraine 4 Pereyaslav-4 Chisinau Moldova Kmelnytsky Ukraine5 T Tyumen Russia 5 Vranje Serbia6 Vilnius Lithuania 6 Jelgava Latvia7 Kiev Ukraine 7 Zajecar ajecar Serbia8 Krasnodar rasnodar Russia 8 Drohobych Ukraine9 Poznan Poland 9 Ventspils Latvia10 Konya T Turkey 10 Rivne Ukraine February/March 2012 www.fDiIntelligence.com 57
  • 7. REGIONS EUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURETOP 10 MAJOR CITIES TOP 10 MAJOR CITIESECONOMIC POTENTIAL HUMAN RESOURCESRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Vienna Austria 1 London UK2 Paris France 2 Paris France3 London UK 3 Madrid Spain4 Munich Germany 4 Berlin Germany5 Copenhagen Denmark 5 Stockholm Sweden6 Stockholm Sweden 6 Moscow Russia R7 Dublin Ireland 7 Istanbul T Turkey8 Brussels Belgium 8 Barcelona Spain9 Sofia Bulgaria 9 Saint Petersburg Russia10 Moscow Russia 10 Brussels BelgiumTOP 10 LARGE CITIES TOP 10 LARGE CITIESECONOMIC POTENTIAL HUMAN RESOURCESRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Oslo Norway 1 Oslo Norway2 Frankfurt Germany 2 Amsterdam Netherlands3 Stuttgart Germany 3 Helsinki Finland4 Düsseldorf Germany 4 V Valencia Spain5 Amsterdam Netherlands 5 Kiev Ukraine6 Helsinki Finland 6 Edinburgh UK7 Gothenburg Sweden 7 Glasgow UK8 Hannover annover G ermany 8 Gothenburg Sweden9 Nuremberg Germany 9 Marseille France10 Edinburgh UK 10 Birmingham UKTOP 10 SMALL CITIES TOP 10 SMALL CITIESECONOMIC POTENTIAL HUMAN RESOURCESRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Zurich Switzerland 1 Zurich Switzerland2 Antwerp Belgium 2 Utrecht Netherlands3 Belfast UK 3 L Lyon France4 Graz Austria 4 Manchester UK5 Malmö Sweden 5 Cardiff ardiff UK6 Utrecht Netherlands 6 Bilbao Spain7 L Lyon France 7 Bristol UK8 Bratislava Slovakia 8 Montpellier France9 Bristol UK 9 Leicester eicester UK10 T Toulouse France 10 Belfast UKTOP 10 MICRO CITIES TOP 10 MICRO CITIES:ECONOMIC POTENTIAL HUMAN RESOURCESRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Luxembourg Luxembourg 1 Oxford UK2 Stavanger tavanger Norway 2 Nottingham UK3 Cambridge UK 3 Dundee UK4 Geneva Switzerland 4 Cambridge UK5 Bergen Norway 5 Aberdeen UK6 Linz Austria 6 Newcastle upon Tyne T UK7 Slough UK 7 Southampton UK8 Monaco France 8 Cork Ireland9 Shannon Ireland 9 Galway Ireland10 Basel Switzerland 10 Geneva Switzerland February/March 2012 www.fDiIntelligence.com 61
  • 8. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTUREMonte Carlo in the principality of Monaco, which came top for quality of life in micro citiesTOP 10 MAJOR CITIES QUALITY OF LIFE TOP 10 SMALL CITIES QUALITY OF LIFERANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Paris France 1 Zurich Switzerland2 Stockholm Sweden 2 Utrecht Netherlands3 Copenhagen Denmark 3 Bilbao Spain4 London UK 4 Malmö Sweden5 Madrid Spain 5 T Toulouse France6 Brussels Belgium 6 Antwerp Belgium7 Dublin Ireland 7 Bristol UK8 Munich Germany 8 Bratislava Slovakia9 Hamburg Germany 9 Genova Italy10 Prague Czech Rep 10 L Lyon FranceTOP 10 LARGE CITIES QUALITY OF LIFE TOP 10 MICRO CITIES QUALITY OF LIFERANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Oslo Norway 1 Monaco France2 Frankfurt Germany 2 Luxembourg Luxembourg3 Amsterdam Netherlands 3 Slough UK4 Helsinki Finland 4 Milton Keynes UK5 A Athens Greece 5 Bergen Norway6 Stuttgart Germany 6 Piraeus Greece7 Zaragoza Spain 7 Geneva Switzerland8 Edinburgh UK 8 Reading UK9 Düsseldorf Germany 9 Oxford UK10 Gothenburg Sweden 10 Cork Ireland64 www.fDiIntelligence.com February/March 2012
  • 9. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURETOP 10 MAJOR CITIES INFRASTRUCTURE TOP 10 MAJOR CITIES BUSINESS FRIENDLINESSRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 London UK 1 London UK2 Paris France 2 Moscow Russia R3 Stockholm Sweden 3 Brussels Belgium4 Copenhagen Denmark 4 Warsaw Poland5 Brussels Belgium 5 Prague Czech Rep6 Hamburg Germany 6 Paris France7 Vienna Austria 7 Copenhagen Denmark8 Munich Germany 8 Stockholm Sweden9 Berlin Germany 9 Bucharest Romania10 Barcelona Spain 10 Dublin IrelandTOP 10 LARGE CITIES INFRASTRUCTURE TOP 10 LARGE CITIES BUSINESS FRIENDLINESSRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Rotterdam Netherlands 1 Amsterdam Netherlands2 Amsterdam Netherlands 2 Oslo Norway3 Frankfurt Germany 3 Frankfurt Germany4 Düsseldorf Germany 4 Helsinki Finland5 Essen Germany 5 Glasgow UK6 Aachen Germany 6 Gothenburg Sweden7 Bremen Germany 7 Rotterdam Netherlands8 Gothenburg Sweden 8 Düsseldorf G ermany9 Oslo Norway 9 Birmingham UK10 Marseille France 10 Edinburgh UKTOP 10 SMALL CITIES INFRASTRUCTURE TOP 10 SMALL CITIES BUSINESS FRIENDLINESSRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Duisburg Germany 1 Zurich Switzerland2 Utrecht Netherlands 2 Manchester UK3 Liverpool UK 3 Bristol UK4 The Hague Netherlands 4 Antwerp Belgium5 Zurich Switzerland 5 Malmö Sweden6 Wolverhampton UK 6 Leicester eicester UK7 Manchester UK 7 Bratislava Slovakia8 Sheffield UK 8 Leeds UK9 Leeds UK 9 Utrecht Netherlands10 Cardiff ardiff UK 10 Coventry UKTOP 10 MICRO CITIES INFRASTRUCTURE TOP 10 MICRO CITIES BUSINESS FRIENDLINESSRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Slough UK 1 Cambridge UK2 Basel Switzerland 2 Luxembourg Luxembourg3 Reading UK 3 Reading UK4 Milton Keynes UK 4 Geneva Switzerland5 Genk enk Belgium 5 Nottingham UK6 Stoke UK 6 Basel Switzerland7 Mechelen Belgium 7 Newcastle upon Tyne T UK8 Cambridge UK 8 Aberdeen UK9 Reykjavík Iceland 9 Slough UK10 Nottingham Uk 10 Aarhus Denmark66 www.fDiIntelligence.com February/March 2012
  • 10. REGIONS EUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURE Munich (above) is ranked second behind Berlin for FDI strategy in major cities, while the Belgian city of Antwerp (left) achieved first place in the small cities category of FDI strategyTOP 10 MAJOR CITIES FDI STRATEGY TOP 10 SMALL CITIES FDI STRATEGYRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Berlin Germany 1 Antwerp Belgium2 Munich Germany 2 Plymouth UK3 Hamburg Germany 3 Bristol UK4 Barcelona Spain 4 L Lyon France5 London UK 5 Katowice Poland6 Vienna Austria 6 Sheffield UK7 Dublin Ireland 7 Liverpool UK8 Warsaw Poland 8 Lublin Poland9 Tbilisi Georgia 9 Lisbon Portugal10 Moscow Russia 10 Murcia SpainTOP 10 LARGE CITIES FDI STRATEGY TOP 10 MICRO CITIES FDI STRATEGYRANK CITY COUNTRY RANK CITY COUNTRY1 Edinburgh UK 1 Bordeaux France2 Leipzig Germany 2 Dundee UK3 Glasgow UK 3 Grenoble France4 Kraków Poland 4 Reading UK5 Nuremberg Germany 5 Cork Ireland6 L Lviv Ukraine 6 Eindhoven Netherlands7 Birmingham UK 7 Sunderland UK8 V Valencia Spain 8 Cambridge UK9 Poznan Poland 10= Linz Austria10 Konya T Turkey 10= Galway Ireland February/March 2012 www.fDiIntelligence.com 67
  • 11. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURE The Sergels Torg in Stockholm, TOP 25 REGIONS OVERALL Sweden, which is ranked the RANK REGION COUNTRY number one region in Europe for FDI Greater Stockholm Sweden 2 South-east UK 3 Copenhagen Denmark 4 Ile-de-France France 5 Scotland UK 6 Prague Czech Republic 7 Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany 8 Noord-Holland Netherlands 9 Greater Dublin Ireland 10 Thames Valley V UK 11 Greater Zurich Switzerland 12 Utrecht Netherlands 13 Northern Ireland UK 14 Vienna Austria 15 V Västsverige Sweden 16 South-west UK 17 Brussels Capital Belgium 18 Bratislavský kraj Slovakia 19 Catalonia Spain 20 North-west UK 21 Bayern Germany 22 Comunidad de Madrid Spain 23 Isle of Man UK 24 Kent UK 25 Central Federal District Russia TOP 25 REGIONS FDI STRATEGY RANK REGION COUNTRY 1 Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany 2 Catalonia Spain 3 Copenhagen Denmark 4 Comunidad de Madrid Spain 5 Scotland UK 6 Utrecht Netherlands 7 Northern Ireland UK 8 Flanders Belgium 9 Greater Stockholm Sweden 10 Wallonia Belgium 11 Kainuu region Finland 12 Thames Valley V UK 13 V Val De Marne France 14 Brabant Netherlands 15 Bretagne France 16 Ile-de-France France 17 Lesser Poland Poland 18 Pomurje Slovenia 19 Isle of Man UK 20 Emilia-Romagna Italy 21 Bouches Du Rhone France in Provence 22 Opolskie Poland 23 V Vasterbotten Sweden 24 Greater Manchester reater UK 25 Central Bohemia Region Czech Republic70 www.fDiIntelligence.com October/November 2007 February/March 2012
  • 12. REGIONS EUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTUREPuerta del Sol Square, Madrid, Spain; the Comunidad de Madrid entered the top 10 large regions in the European Cities and Regions of the Future 2012/13 rankingTOP 10 LARGE REGIONS OVERALL TOP 10 LARGE REGIONS FDI STRATEGYRANK REGION COUNTRY RANK REGION COUNTRY1 South-east UK 1 Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany2 Ile-de-France France 2 Catalonia Spain3 Scotland UK 3 Comunidad de Madrid Spain4 Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany 4 Scotland UK5 Noord-Holland Netherlands 5 Flanders Belgium6 South-west UK 6 Wallonia Belgium7 Catalonia Spain 7 Brabant Netherlands8 North-west UK 8 Bretagne France9 Bayern Germany 9 Ile-de-France France10 Comunidad de Madrid Spain 10 Lesser Poland Poland TOP 10 SMALL REGIONS FDI STRATEGYTOP 10 SMALL REGIONS OVERALL RANK REGION COUNTRYRANK REGION COUNTRY 1 Copenhagen Denmark1 Greater Stockholm Sweden 2 Utrecht Netherlands2 Copenhagen Denmark 3 Northern Ireland UK3 Prague Czech Republic 4 Greater Stockholm Sweden4 Greater Dublin Ireland 5 Kainuu region Finland5 Thames Valley V UK 6 Thames Valley V UK6 Greater Zurich Switzerland 7 V Val De Marne France7 Utrecht Netherlands 8 Pomurje Slovenia8 Northern Ireland UK 9 Isle of Man UK9 Vienna Austria 10 Bouches Du Rhone France10 V Västsverige Sweden in Provence74 www.fDiIntelligence.com October/November 2012 February/March 2007
  • 13. REGIONS EUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTUREThe Czech Republic city of Prague ranked first overall for FDI in eastern European regionsTOP 10 NORTHERN REGIONS TOP 10 EASTERN REGIONS TOP 10 SOUTHERN REGIONSOVERALL OVERALL OVERALLRANK REGION COUNTRY RANK REGION COUNTRY RANK REGION COUNTRY1 Greater Stockholm Sweden 1 Prague Czech Rep 1 Catalonia Spain2 South-east UK 2 Bratislava Slovakia 2 Comunidad de Madrid Spain3 Copenhagen Denmark 3 Central Federal District entral Russia 3 Andalucia Spain4 Scotland UK 4 Bucharest Romania 4 Aragon Spain5 Greater Dublin Ireland 5 Kozep-Magyarorszag Hungary 5 Emilia-Romagna Italy6 Thames Valley V UK 6 Central Bohemia Czech Rep 6 Asturias Spain7 Northern Ireland UK 7 Lesser Poland Poland 7 Pomurje Slovenia8 V Västsverige Sweden 8 Masovian Poland 8 Comunidad Valenciana V Spain9 South-west UK 9 Metropolis Silesia Poland 9 Lazio Italy10 North-west UK 10 Pardubice Czech Rep 10 Lombardia ItalyTOP 10 NORTHERN REGIONS TOP 10 EASTERN REGIONS TOP 10 SOUTHERN REGIONSFDI STRATEGY FDI STRATEGY FDI STRATEGYRANK REGION COUNTRY RANK REGION COUNTRY RANK REGION COUNTRY1 Copenhagen Denmark 1 Lesser Poland Poland 1 Catalonia Spain2 Scotland UK 2 Opolskie Poland 2 Comunidad de Madrid Spain3 Northern Ireland UK 3 Central Bohemia Czech Rep 3 Pomurje Slovenia4 Greater Stockholm Sweden 4 Pilsen Region Czech Rep 4 Emilia-Romagna Italy5 Kainuu region Finland 5 Pardubice Czech Rep 5 Asturias Spain6 Thames Valley V UK 6 Metropolis Silesia Poland 6 Canary Islands Spain7 Isle of Man UK 7 Zaporizhia Ukraine 7 Split-Dalmatia County ounty C roatia8 V Vasterbotten Sweden 8 Stara Zagora Region Bulgaria 8 A Attica Greece9 Greater Manchester reater UK 9 T Tuapsinsky district Russia 9 East Macedonia Greece10 Kent UK 10 Greater Poland Poland 10 Castilla-La Mancha Spain February/March 2012 www.fDiIntelligence.com 75
  • 14. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURE The Ile-de-France region, comprised mostly of the Paris metropolitan area, leads the way for FDI in western regionsTOP 10 WESTERN REGIONS Düsseldorf is the capital of Nordrhein-OVERALL Westfalen, which is ranked first for FDIRANK REGION COUNTRY strategy in western regions1 Ile-de-France France2 Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany3 Noord-Holland Netherlands4 Greater Zurich Switzerland5 Utrecht Netherlands6 Vienna Austria7 Brussels Capital Belgium8 Bayern Germany9 Baden-Württemberg Germany10 Flanders BelgiumTOP WESTERN REGIONSFDI STRATEGY*RANK REGION COUNTRY1 Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany2 Utrecht Netherlands3 Flanders Belgium4 Wallonia Belgium5 V Val De Marne France6 Brabant Netherlands7 Bretagne France8 Ile-de-France France9 Bouches Du Rhone France in Provence*Only nine western regions entered76 www.fDiIntelligence.com October/November 2012 February/March 2007
  • 15. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTUREGreater Dublin is the region ranked first foreconomic potential among European regionsTOP 10 REGIONS TOP 10 REGIONSECONOMIC POTENTIAL HUMAN RESOURCESRANK REGION COUNTRY RANK REGION COUNTRY1 Greater Dublin Ireland Ile-de-France France2 Greater Zurich Switzerland 2 Central Federal District entral Russia3 Greater Stockholm Sweden 3 South-east UK4 Noord-Holland Netherlands 4 Scotland UK5 Vienna Austria 5 Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany6 Karlsruhe Technology T Germany 6 Greater Stockholm Sweden Region 7 Baden-Württemberg Germany7 Copenhagen Denmark 8 Bayern Germany8 Prague Czech Rep 9 Thames Valley V UK9 Ile-de-France France 10 Brussels Capital Belgium10 Thames Valley V UKTOP 10 REGIONS TOP 10 REGIONSCOST EFFECTIVENESS QUALITY OF LIFERANK REGION COUNTRY RANK REGION COUNTRY1 Bucharest-Ilfov Romania 1 Greater Stockholm Sweden2 Indjija Serbia 2 Ile-de-France France3 Sremska Mitrovica Serbia 3 Greater Zurich Switzerland4 V Vojvodina Serbia 4 Comunidad de Madrid Spain5 Shumsk humsk Ukraine 5 Utrecht Netherlands6 T Ternopil Ukraine 6 Navarra Spain7 Mohyliv-Podilskyi Ukraine 7 Copenhagen Denmark8 T Transcarpathia Ukraine 8 Brussels Capital Belgium9 L Lviv region Ukraine 9 V Val De Marne France10 Kharkiv region Ukraine 10 Y Yvelines France78 www.fDiIntelligence.com October/November 2012 February/March 2007
  • 16. REGIONS EUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURETOP 10 REGIONS Belfort and Statue of Pieter de ConinckINFRASTRUCTURE and Jan Breidel at The Markt in Bruges,RANK REGION COUNTRY Flanders, which achieved a top 10 place in the infrastructure ranking1 South-east UK2 V Västsverige Sweden3 Scotland UK4 Greater Stockholm Sweden5 Noord-Holland Netherlands6 Hessen Germany7 Copenhagen Denmark8 Bayern Germany9 Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany10 Flanders BelgiumTOP 10 REGIONSBUSINESS FRIENDLINESSRANK REGION COUNTRY1 Prague Czech Rep2 Greater Stockholm Sweden3 South-east UK4 Greater Zurich Switzerland5 Brussels Capital Belgium6 Noord-Holland Netherlands7 Copenhagen Denmark8 Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany9 Utrecht Netherlands10 Bratislava Slovakia February/March 2012 www.fDiIntelligence.com 79
  • 17. REGIONS EUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURESofia, Bulgaria, was ranked joint first with Minsk for gross domestic product growth in cities in 2008 CITIES: LIFE EXPECTANCY E EXPECT CITIES: LABOUR FORCE WITH TERTIARY R R AR ( (SCORE OUT OF 10) F EDUCA EDUCATION (SCORE OUT OF 10) ( F CITIES: NUMBER OF UNIVERSITY R CITIES: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FIRST RA STUDENTS (SCORE OUT OF 10) T ( F QUAR QUARTER OF 2011 (SCORE OUT OF 10) F CITIES: TOTAL GREENFIELD FDI : TOT REGIONS: FDI PROJECTS PER 100,000 ROJECT R PROJECTS (SCORE OUT OF 10) ROJECT ( F PEOPLE (SCORE OUT OF 10) ( F            February/March 2012 www.fDiIntelligence.com 81
  • 18. REGIONSEUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS OF THE FUTURE METHODOLOGYJUDGING CategoriesPANEL JULIA MIKEROVA LAURENT SANSOUCY GRÁINNE BYRNE JUDGING CRITERIA ECONOMIC POTENTIAL STEEN ROSENFALCK HUMAN RESOURCES MICHAEL CREAMER QUALITY OF LIFE FDI PROMOTION STRATEGY DOUGLAS CLARK INFRASTRUCTURE COST EFFECTIVENESS BUSINESS FRIENDLINESS82 www.fDiIntelligence.com February/March 2012