EU's top ICT hubs - an Atlas of EU areas where digital technologies thrive

"Most of Europe's ICT activity takes place in 34 regions across 12 countries (listed in the Annex). Key ingredients to success included access to top Universities and research centres and funding opportunities such as venture capital.
European Commission Vice-President @NeelieKroesEU said: "This is proof that digital success comes through a willingness to invest, an open mindset for innovation and planning. Europe needs to build these values today to be a global leader in technology.""

Only coming across this now from April 2014, from

Neal McQuaid