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Scientific Presence Indiana

Business is Global. Innovation is Local

Scientific presence is a holistic look at science and technology activity; a picture of inventive and innovative trends, emerging markets, talent pools, and the depth of scientific, technical and engineering enterprise, the indicators of future economic development and growth.

Patents

2013 Way Better Count: 2,891 — US Rank — #21
2013 Official Count: 1,921— US Rank — #20
Patents 1963—2013: 58,232
Use the Map and Scientific Presence Indicators and Metrics at left to examine the elements of scientific presence in Indiana or click the map to see the Scientific Presence Profile for another state. The Scientific Presence profiles are dynamic and are updated when new metrics and observatons become available, please visit often.

Businesses & Outposts

179 Organizations

National and international corporations, universities, government agencies, businesses, and other organizations
earning patents with first named inventors from Indiana.
2009—2013

The Top Ten

Companies Working With Indiana Inventors 2009—2013 based on first named inventors who are from Indiana.

  1. DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
  2. DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. THOMSON LICENSING S.A.
  3. COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
  4. ELI LILLY AND COMPANY
  5. PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION
  6. BIOMET MANUFACTURING CORP.
  7. DEPUY PRODUCTS, INC.
  8. PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
  9. DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC
  10. HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC.

The Complete List →

All Independent Inventors

2012 — 294 | 2013 — 320 | 2014 — 336
Total 1977—2014: 10,280
2014 US Rank: #22 | Overall Rank: #22

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.
Source: USPTO

Research & Development (R&D)

Total 2012 R&D Expenditures in Indiana: $7,579,000,000.

US R&D Rank — #16 | R&D Intensity — 2.67%
Indiana GDP — $284,344,000,000 | GDP Rank — 16
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Business R&D and Innovation Survey, 2011.

Indiana 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.
Category Subcategory US
R&D Spending
Indiana
R&D Spending
All R&D $428,163 $7,579
Business Business - Total 294,093 6,158
Paid by The Business 238,768 5,484
Paid By Others - Non Federal Sources 24,015 593
Paid By Others - Federal Sources 31,909 82
Universities & Colleges Total 62,457 1,270
Federal Sources 37,714 587
Other Government Sources 3,718 68
Business 3,189 63
University &College Directly 12,965 425
Non-Profit Organizations 4,872 128
Other Non-Profits 6,553 1
States Internal NA 1
Federal 35,775 148
FFRDCs Total 17,718 0
FFRDCs - Federal NA 0
FFRDCs - Non-Federal NA 0

Indiana 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
All R&D
Expenditures
Federal Government State & Local
Government
Institution Funding Business Nonprofit
Organizations
All Other Sources
US $65,774,524 $40,130,460 $3,704,365 $13,673,539 $3,281,809 $4,033,233 $951,118
Indiana 1,280,116 607,121 73,953 433,300 61,419 101,715 2,608

See how higher education funding breaks down by the source of the funding and the science, technology, and engineering domain where it is spent.

Follow the Money | Spending by Source & Domain →

Scientists & Engineers

Population with college degrees, scientific or engineering degrees, and doctorates in S&E research domains.

Degrees

All Degrees
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
Error
US 56,335,654 20,498,538 36.4% 0.1%
Indiana 944,320 289,498 30.7% 0.03%
Future Scientists
High School Graduation Rates
US Total 80%
Indiana 86%
Public high school 4-year adjusted cohort graduation rate 2011-2012, Source US Department of Education
Map of College Degrees by State

Doctorate Degrees
Source: NSF, NIH, USED, USDA, NEH, NASA, Survey of Earned Doctorates, 2012.
Location US Rank Doctorate Degrees Granted % of US Total
US 51,008
Indiana 13 1,347 0.03%
Doctorate Granting Institutions

Two of the top 50 US doctorate-granting institutions are located in Indiana. Indiana University, Bloomington granted 402 doctorates. Purdue University granted 645.

Institutions

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

Expenditures at Indiana 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
  All institutions $65,774,524
32 Purdue University, West Lafayette 602,501
70 Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis 316,914
105 Indiana University, Bloomington 184,486
118 University Notre Dame 157,691
344 Indiana University-Purdue University, Ft. Wayne 8,570
545 Indiana State University 1,857
604 Indiana University, South Bend 1,219
522 Valparaiso University 2,111
543 Wabash College 1,877
612 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 1,081
  Totals —  Indiana $1,280,116

Follow the Money | How Money Was Allocated to Indiana Institutions →


Federally Funded R&D Centers

There are no Federally Funded R&D Centers (FFRDCs) located in Indiana.

Federal Research & Development Centers | US Master List →


Federal Laboratories

Source: Federal Lab Consortium

About Scientific Presence

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Scientific presence is a holistic look at science and technology activity in a particular location. Way Better Patents™ combines its own custom patent and innovation analytics with authoritative information on R&D spending, demographic data, STEM education information, economic data, grant data, information on patent owners, and the presence of young companies, the engines of most new job creation, to create each Scientific Presence Profile.
Scientific Presence metrics, when combined with information about new patented inventions, presents a picture of emerging inventive and innovative trends, nascent market development, the depth of scientific activity in a location, the companies establishing outposts in new locations beyond their corporate headquarters, and how many people are participating in these activities.
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