List of technology centers

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This is a list of technology centers throughout the world. Governmental planners and business networks like to use the name "silicon" or "valley" to describe their own areas as a result of the success of Silicon Valley in California. Nevertheless, there are a few qualitative differences between these places, and metrics may be applied to measure their dominance.

These metrics include:

  • How much and to what extent public and/or private research and development funds are spent in the zones
  • What percentage of local employment is technology related.
  • If the zone is mainly government funded or is mainly corporate driven (or both)
  • If mainly corporate, how much revenue and profit and which corporates have headquarters there.
  • If mainly corporate, how much venture capital has been made available to companies in the zone.
  • What supporting higher educational institutions are located in nearby.

Globally Prominent clusters (with specific dominant markets listed)[edit]

List[edit]

Americas[edit]

Bolivia

Brazil

Canada

Guatemala

Mexico

United States

Africa[edit]

Algeria

Cameroon

Egypt

Ghana

Kenya

  • Konza Technology City - launched in 2013, and set to host business process outsourcing (BPO) ventures, a science park, and other facilities

Mauritius

Morocco

South Africa

Zambia

Asia[edit]

The interior of a building in the Technopark, at Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).
Sri city Business Centre

Burma

China

Hong Kong

India

Iran

Israel

Japan

Malaysia

Pakistan

Philippines

Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Singapore

South Korea

Taiwan

Thailand

United Arab Emirates

Vietnam

Oceania[edit]

Europe[edit]

Austria

Belarus

Czech Republic

Finland

France

WISTA in Berlin (Silicon Allee)

Germany

Hungary

Ireland

  • Dublin (known as "Silicon Docks" or "The European Silicon Valley", due to its high number of technological EMEA centres)

Italy

Netherlands

Portugal

Russia

Romania

Spain

Sweden

Turkey

United Kingdom

Places with "Silicon" names[edit]

The following list contains places with "Silicon" names, that is, places with nicknames inspired by the Silicon Valley nickname given to part of the San Francisco Bay Area:

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

France[edit]

Sophia Antipolis Paris Saclay

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

The Netherlands[edit]

  • Food Valley — The Netherlands
  • Health Valley — The Netherlands

Norway[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

  • Ticino Valley - Switzerland, technology cluster in the Lugano Area

Russia[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Middle East[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Mexico[edit]

United States[edit]

Central America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

  • Silicon Mallee — Adelaide, Australia (Mallee, an Australian aboriginal word for the land area around Adelaide covered by low, scrubby dwarf eucalyptus 'mallee' vegetation
  • Silicon St, Sydney An inner city colloquial district including Ultimo/Pyrmont along Harris St spanning 10 km2 from UTS to Google including Fishburners
  • Silicon Beach, a term used by those in the Australian startup community to refer to the startup ecosystem within Australian cities, in particular by Meetup groups like Silicon Beach Sydney and Silicon Beach Adelaide

New Zealand[edit]

South America[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  22. ^ Singapore Science Park
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  25. ^ Nankang Software Park
  26. ^ GIANT Campus website
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