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Scientific Presence Profiles

The Indicia of Innovation

US Patent 1370316 - 1921

Scientific presence is the holistic view of the science and technology infrastructure that drives invention, patents, innovation, emerging new markets, new businesses and economic growth.

Each Scientific Presence Profile assembles a comprehensive set of inventive, demographic, economic, and business intelligence data about activity in a State. Easy navigation and ranking information enables side-by-side comparison of profiles. The easy to use charts, tables, and score cards present a picture of inventive and innovative trends, where R&D funding is coming from and what it is being spent on and which higher education institutions and research labs are benefitting from the funding. Demographic information helps identify talent pools and the depth of scientific, technical and engineering in the community.

A Deep Dive Into the Data

Way Better Patents continuously monitors the best research and important data sources on the innovation economy. Way Better Patents scientific presence information lets us present a picture of emerging inventive and innovative trends, new and emerging markets and the nature of R&D efforts. We take a deep dive to find the best data to deliver subscribers one comprehensive source of scientific presence information so they have deeper insight into the indicia of future economic and market growth in today's innovation economy.

What's In A Scientific Presence Profile

Patent Indicators

Patent indicators help you understand the scope of commercialization focused invention and understand the density of inventors in each state. Patent Indicators included in each profile include:

  • US rank based on number of inventors
  • US Official rank based on first named inventors
  • Scientific activity over the past 50 years based on number of patents granted

Businesses and Outposts

The businesses, universities, colleges, non-profits, and other entities in the state receiving patents including:

  • The top ten patent recipients
  • A list of all patent receiving entities in the state for the last five years

Independent Inventors

The number of inventors who file for patent applications who hold the titles to their patented inventions themselves.


Research & Development Spending

The businesses, universities, colleges, non-profits, and other entities in the state receiving patents including:

  • Total US R&D spending
  • State R&D spending by category and subcategory
  • Higher Education R&D spending by Institution with links to the source and the scientific field where the funds are being spent.

Institutions

A look at the research focused institutions supporting the State's scientific presence:

  • The higher education R&D institutions.
  • There US rank in R&D
  • R&D expenditures by institution.
  • The breakdown of the source of R&D funding by each university including Federal State and Local, Institutional sources of funding,R&D spending by business, non-profit organizations and other sources.

Federally Funded R&D Centers

The presence of Federally Funded R&D Centers (FFRDCs) enhance the scientific presence in a State. Information on the FFRDCs in each state includes:

  • The FFRDC in the state.
  • The US government agency sponsoring the FFRDC.
  • Their location
  • How they spend their funding and what they do.
  • Links to University Affiliate Research Centers funding the Department of Defense (DOD) to insure that the US core competencies to support DOD and support US national security.

Federal Laboratories

The presence of Federal Labs also enhance the scientific presence in a State. Information on the FFRDCs in each state includes:

  • The Labs in the state.
  • The Agency Sponsor.
  • Links to the lab and the work that they do

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