If the Economic power is shifting east....would expect that Innovation center also shifts east.
While the US has recently seen signs of impressive economic acceleration, one of the most important long-term trends of the 21st century is likely to be the growth of emerging economies. This map, made by McKinsey Global Institute, is a cool visualization of data from the work of the late historian Angus Maddison on economic development around the globe over the past 2,000 years. McKinsey took the geographic center of each country, and at each year indicated on the map, used Maddison's estimates of the gross domestic product for that country to find the approximate economic center of mass of the world and how that center has moved over time. Researchers also used their own models for the development of global GDP over the next few years to project where they think the center of mass will move by 2025: