The Top Ten
Companies Working With Georgia Inventors 2009—2013 based on first named inventors who are from Georgia.
- AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
- AT& T MOBILITY II LLC
- KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
- GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORP.
- INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
- AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC.
- GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC.
- NCR CORPORATION
- COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY
- BROADCOM CORPORATION
Independent Inventors are not affiliated with a company or other entity when their patents are granted. Many independent inventors use their patents as an important asset for new business formation. If a patent has more than one inventor, each inventor is counted according to his or her state of residence at the time of patent grant. If an inventor has more than one patent, he or she is counted once for each patent.
Georgia R&D Spending
In Millions of Dollars — 000,000)
SOURCES: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NSF/NCSES), National Patterns of R&D Resources (annual series), Business Research and Development and Innovation Survey, Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges, Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development, Survey of State Government R&D. State GDP data are from the US. Bureau of Economic Analysis, http://www.bea.gov, accessed 1 August 2013.
|Business||Business - Total||294,093||3,839|
|Paid by The Business||238,768||3,303|
|Paid By Others - Non Federal Sources||24,015||347|
|Paid By Others - Federal Sources||31,909||190|
|Universities & Colleges||Total||62,457||1,717|
|Other Government Sources||3,718||54|
|University &College Directly||12,965||382|
|FFRDCs - Federal||NA||0|
|FFRDCs - Non-Federal||NA||0|
Georgia Higher Education R&D (HERD) Spending
(Dollars in thousands - 000)
Source: National Science Foundation — Higher education R&D (HERD) expenditures, by geographic division, state, and source of funds: FY 2012
|Federal Government||State & Local
|All Other Sources|
See how higher education funding breaks down by the source of the funding and the science, technology, and engineering domain where it is spent.
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 2009
|Total Population over 25 with College Degrees|
|Location||All Degrees||S&E Degrees||S&E %||Margin of
|High School Graduation Rates|
Public high school 4-year adjusted cohort graduation rate 2011-2012, Source US Department of Education
Source: NSF, NIH, USED, USDA, NEH, NASA, Survey of Earned Doctorates, 2012.
|Location||US Rank||Doctorate Degrees Granted||% of US Total|
Doctorate Granting Institutions
Two of the top 50 US doctorate-granting institutions are located in Georgia. Univeristy of Georgia granted 413 doctorates. Georgia Institute of Technology granted 473.
Expenditures at Georgia Higher Education R&D Institutions
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Higher Education Research and Development Survey, FY 2012.
|US Rank||Institution||All R&D Expenditures|
|25||Georgia Institute of Technology||688,905|
|152||Georgia State University||91,148|
|171||Georgia Health Sciences University||70,526|
|216||Morehouse School of Medicine||37,586|
|321||Clark Atlanta University||10,406|
|383||Georgia Southern University||5,719|
|430||Ft. Valley State University||3,665|
|502||University West Georgia||2,280|
|531||Savannah State University||1,996|
|533||Kennesaw State University||1,976|
|623||Skidaway Institute of Oceanography||1,000|
|Totals — Georgia||$ 1,861,946|
Federally Funded R&D Centers
There are no Federally Funded R&D Centers (FFRDCs) located in Georgia.
Source: Federal Lab Consortium
|Dept. of Agriculture||ARS - South Atlantic Area|
|Dept. of Defense - Air Force||Warner Robins Air Logistics Center|
|Dept. of Defense - Army||Experimentation Division (Battle Command Battle Lab - Gordon)|
|Dept. of Health and Human Services||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|
|Dept. of Health and Human Services||Office of Infectious Diseases|
|Dept. of Homeland Security||Federal Law Enforcement Training Center|
|Dept. of Interior||Georgia Water Science Center|