Recently, the world-renowned academic publishing institution Springer Nature published the 2023 Nature Index – Research Cities in the supplement of Nature magazine. According to the latest data and research results, Hefei ranks 13th among global research cities, up three places from last year.
In recent years, Hefei’s technological innovation resources have continued to expand and gather, with increasing investment in research and development. Scientific and technological achievements have accelerated their transformation from “laboratories” to “application fields”, and the city’s innovation level has reached a new level.
By analyzing the scientific research output of natural science journals in major cities and metropolitan areas of the world tracked by the 1982 Natural Science Index, and based on the article share of one of the main indicators of the Natural Science Index, the 2023 Supplementary Edition of the Natural Science Index provides a global overview