Moscow Accomplishments: international awards and rankings
Moscow’s accomplishments in various fields — from transport to heritage restoration — are awarded prestigious Russian and international prizes. Rankings topped by the Russian capital speak for the progress, too.
Moscow has been changing and has already entered the rankings of the world’s most advanced capitals: it has joined the top 5 best cities in the world and is the third of the world’s megacities for the transport infrastructure development. Moscow is in for more victories in the coming years, as it has moved almost 50 points up in the ranking of the most promising centres of economic growth in one year, entered the top 7 for the development of financial technologies in Europe and the top 10 for the startup ecosystem development in the world.
Moscow has shown the best dynamics in the ranking of the most promising centres of economic growth in Europe, jumping 48 points up in one year and entering the top 50.
Technopolis Moscow was included in the rating of the world’s special economic zones for the first time and was recognised as the best in six categories: Cluster Development, COVID-19 Support, Private-Public Partnership, Real Estate Flexibility, Red Tape Reduction and Workforce Amenities.
Moscow has been ranked among Top3 cities in COVID-19 struggle innovations. The main achievements include the Sputnik V vaccine, artificial intelligence for recognising COVID-induced pneumonia, self-isolation index, COVID-19 test delivery service, telemedicine platforms, and diagnostic systems.
Moscow is the third in the rating of the big cities most attractive for life that was compiled by the international consulting company Boston Consulting Group. New York tops the list, London is the second.