EuroTech Universities among the 25 most innovative in Europe

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.