UNU-MERIT, a research and training institute of Maastricht University (School of Business and Economics) and United Nations University, is now the world’s leading innovation institution, according to the REPEC rankings of May 2013.
Rising above competitors at Harvard, MIT and Stanford, the result confirms our leading global role in innovation research. UNU-MERIT is also #1 in Technology & Industrial Dynamics and #2 in Intellectual Property Rights.
RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative ranking based on a decentralized bibliographic database. More than 1500 archives from 76 countries have so far contributed around 1.4 million research pieces.
Source: UNU-MERIT website