14 Aug Medellin City Tour, Colombia
Medellin is the most innovative city worldwide, It has attractions within the city and outside it.
Why Medellin is the most innovative city in the world?
The Antioquia capital city was the winner of the contest City of The Year, organized by the US newspaper Wall Street Journal and Citi Group. Medellin won the contest over cities like Tel Aviv and New York, the other two finalists of that contest and was chosen above 200 cities around the world.
Medellin has sought technological solutions to the needs of its population. Also the capital of Antioquia managed to position itself within cities with more innovation, thanks to technological solutions imposed, cultural and educational, that they reflect an entrepreneurial and vibrant culture of its population.
El Urban Land Institute (ULI), entity that collaborates in the application of the most innovative cities, had as a priority the construction of public transport infrastructure to make clear innovation. In the specific case of Medellín it assessed the task of reducing emissions of carbon dioxide, social development of marginalized areas and poor, the significant reduction in crime rates, the construction of cultural spaces and management of public services.
The transformation in Medellin in the last two decades, especially in reducing crime rates, He served as a springboard to consider a global innovation center.
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