Reuters has released its second yearly positioning of the Asia Pacific regions Most Innovative Universities. The rundown distinguishes and positions universities in view of their commitment in the development of new innovations and headway of science in general. The positioning was a community oriented effort of Reuters and its previous examination wing, Clarivate. 600 foundations and associations were recognized and were shortlisted to 150. Number of patents documented, which were recorded in the Derwent World Patents Index and Innovations Index in the timeline of 2010 and 2015, alongside patent equivalents, patent references, article references and their effect was considered.
Scores from 10 categories was summed up to accomplish the last rankings. The rundown is bested by Chinese and South Korean colleges. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), one of the most established research arranged science and building organizations in South Korea, took the top spot. It became the top most innovative institute in the list.
It creates an immense volume of persuasive innovations and submitted a greater number of patents than 74 outs of the 75 proposed colleges. Indeed, even outside scientists frequently refer to patents and research papers from KAIST.
KAIST is the winner from the most innovative universities
Among the top college’s highlight inquires about is the advancement of a parasite robot that can control the developments of its living host. Its Humanoid Robot Research Center won the U.S. Division of Defense’s DARPA Robotics Challenge with a versatile humanoid robot.
The second, fourth and fifth positioned colleges are additionally from South Korea. Eight out of the main 20 are from the nation, significantly more than what one would anticipate from a little nation.
China has the most number of innovative colleges in the locale – 25 out of 75. It is trailed by South Korea with 22, Japan with 19, Australia with five and Singapore with two. The remaining two, which made the rundown, are from New Zealand and India. Indeed, even Reuters thought that it was odd that there were no colleges from Indonesia, Pakistan or Bangladesh. These three are the most crowded nations in the area after China and India. None of the universities in any of the Muslim nations in the entire of Asia Pacific locale made the cut. This is an unmistakable sign of the absence of concentrate on training and innovation.
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