All four EuroTech Universities are ranked among the top 25 of Europe's most innovative universities in the latest Reuters ranking.
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is ranked #4, Technical University of Munich (TUM) is #6, Technical University of Denmark reaches #9 and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is placed #23.
The ranking Europe’s Most Innovative Universities 2018 analyzed ten indicators in the period from 2011 to 2016, including:
- how many patents the universities applied for and were awarded, especially international patents
- how frequently these patents were cited in other patent applications
- how often the university's scientific publications were cited in patent applications as well as in industrial research publications.