Best City to Live in Latin America
Indra | 2014
Rockefeller Foundation | 2013
Most Innovative City in the World
Wall Street Journal, Citigroup and Urban Land Institute | 2013
City with Better Initiatives on Sustainable Mobility
ICLEI EcoMobility | 2015
Inter-American Prize for Innovation for Public Management
OEA | 2015
Colombia Graduates In technical and professional careers. Medellín has young and fast-growing tech talent with 2 of the top universities offering degrees in Computer Science and 80 higher education institutions (4 rank in top 100 of Latin America)
Medellín and New York are in the same time zone.
New York to Medellín is 5h45m
Miami to Medellín is 3h35m
With the support of the government, business and academia, Medellín is the only city in Colombia focused on IT services and knowledge process outsourcing (KPO). The hub of the innovation sector is Ruta N.
Over the past 20 years, Medellín has been transformed through Development of Innovation district and commitment of public and private sectors.