The University was ranked 26th onReuters’ list of the world’s top 100 most innovative universities.

Stanford, whose alumni have founded Hewlett-Packard, Yahoo and Google, was ranked first, Harvard was ranked third, and Yale was ranked 44th.

The most innovative university in Europe, Imperial College London, was ranked 11th in the world, with Cambridge ranked 25th and Oxford ranked 40th.

Reuters ranked the University using 10 different metrics, focusing on both academic papers and patent filings. The data was compiled by the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters.

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