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No Indian varsity makes the cut in the world’s top 100 most innovative universities 2017 list; See who topped

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Mon October 02 2017, 5:42 pm
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    Top 100 most innovative universities 2017: News agency Reuters recently released the list of World's top 100 most innovative universities 2017 list and sadly no Indian University has made it to the list. According to the report, the list identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and power new markets and industries. While Stanford University that is located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley is the most innovative university in the world, for the third consecutive year, MIT and Harvard, have held onto their respective 2nd and 3rd place rankings for the past three years. Here is a list of top 10 most innovative universities in the world. Take a look-

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    1. Stanford University (USA)- Stanford University takes first place on Reuters' list of the World's Most Innovative Universities for the third consecutive year. Stanford University was founded in 1891 by California senator and railway magnate Leland Stanford in honour of his deceased son, with the promise that 'the children of California shall be our children.' (Photo: Reuters)

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    2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (USA)- With a total 11,376 students on campus, MIT is the second most innovative university in the world for the third year running. Founded in 1861 with the goal of 'aiding the advancement, development and practical application of science,' MIT research has fueled some of the most important innovations of the past century, including the development of digital computers and the completion of the Human Genome Project. (Reuters)

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    3. Harvard University (USA)- Established in 1636, Harvard University is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. It has produced 47 Nobel laureates, 32 heads of state and 48 Pulitzer Prize winners over the course of its 381-year history. Ivy League stalwart Harvard University takes third place on Reuters' list of the World's Most Innovative Universities for the third consecutive year. (Photo: Reuters)

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    4. University of Pennsylvania (USA)- Penn was established in 1740, and the American founding father Benjamin Franklin served as one of its first trustees. Over the following centuries, the university has been home to many other notable faculty and staff, including four Nobel Prize laureates and four National Medal of Science recipients in the past two decades alone. The university includes 137 research centers and institutes. (Photo: Reuters)

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    5. KU Leuven (Belgium)- Founded in 1425 by Pope Martin V, KU Leuven is the world oldest Catholic university, but its instruction isn't limited to theology. Part of KU's modern mission is to conduct comprehensive and advanced scientific research. In 2012, Siemens acquired KU spinoff LMS International, a leading provider of test and mechatronic simulation software, in a deal worth approximately €680 million. (Photo: Reuters)

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    6. KAIST (South Korea)- Formerly known as the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST is the nation's oldest research-oriented science and engineering university. It has campuses in Daejeon and Seoul. Established in 1971 by the Korean government, KAIST was modeled after engineering schools in the United States, and initially funded with a multimillion-dollar loan from the United States Agency for International Development. (Photo: Website)

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    7. University of Washington (USA)- Established in 1861, the University of Washington is a public research university with three campuses in Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell. The University of Washington places seventh place overall on Reuters' ranking of the World's Most Innovative Universities, but is the highest-ranked American public university on the list. (Website)

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    8. University of Michigan System (USA)- The 200-year-old University of Michigan began inside in a single building in Detroit, but has grown into a giant. Its flagship Ann Arbor campus has 594 academic buildings with approximately 2,000 classrooms, instructional labs and supporting spaces, and a total enrollment of over 43,000 students. UMich also operates regional campuses in Flint and Dearborn. The University of Michigan System places in the top 10 for the third consecutive year, in part due to strong relationships with corporate partners, and a high percentage of research articles that are funded by industry. (Website)

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    9. University of Texas System (USA)- The University of Texas System's eight public universities and six health institutions serve more than 221,000 students each year, confer more than one-third of the state's undergraduate degrees, and educate almost two-thirds of the state's healthcare professionals annually. The University of Texas System receives almost 70 percent of all research funds awarded to public institutions in Texas each year, and its annual research expenditures exceed $2.7 billion, with $641 million of that from private sources. (Reuters)

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    10 . Vanderbilt University (USA)- Nashville's Vanderbilt University was founded in 1873 with a $1 million gift from shipping magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt. Today the private institution includes 10 schools and almost 120 interdisciplinary centers and institutes. Vanderbilt University breaks into the top 10 for the first time, climbing from No. 20 in 2016 after seeing big increases in how often its patents are cited by other researchers around the globe. (Website)

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