Knowledge output in Chinese cities
An interactive visualisation of the development of patent and publication output in major Chinese cities. Click on the image to open the interactive version. In the interactive version, to re-run the time series animation, move the mouse over the years on the bottom right corner of the image.
What we show here is the development of publication and patenting output in Chinese cities using data from Web of Science and Datenna. The size of the bubbles represents population of the metropolitan area (according to wikipedia in 2016). In the interactive version (click on the image), the data shows, among other things:
- the general growth in output and the prominence of Beijing and Shanghai in terms of publication output
- the relevance of Shenzhen as an industry hub with significant patent output
- the astonishing growth of patent output in Suzhou