The Top Ten
Companies Working With New Jersey Inventors 2009—2013 based on first named inventors who are from New Jersey.
- AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P.
- ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC.
- AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P
- ALCATEL LUCENT
- EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY
- AVAYA INC.
- QUALCOMM, INC.
- NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC.
- BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
- MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
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.
New Jersey 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||13,930|
|Paid by The Business||238,768||11,977|
|Paid By Others - Non Federal Sources||24,015||1,706|
|Paid By Others - Federal Sources||31,909||246|
|Universities & Colleges||Total||62,457||1,142|
|Other Government Sources||3,718||86|
|University &College Directly||12,965||269|
|FFRDCs - Federal||NA||84|
|FFRDCs - Non-Federal||NA||NA|
New Jersey 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 New Jersey. Princeton University granted 351 doctorates. Rutgers, The State University of NJ, New Brunswick granted 352.
Expenditures at New Jersey 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|
|45||Rutgers, State University New Jersey, New Brunswick||434,901|
|98||University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey||206,504|
|146||New Jersey Institute of Technology||102,851|
|221||Rutgers, State University New Jersey, Newark||34,797|
|235||Stevens Institute of Technology||31,929|
|374||Seton Hall University||6,398|
|398||Montclair State University||5,123|
|426||Rutgers, State University New Jersey, Camden||3,810|
|634||Richard Stockton College New Jersey||927|
|588||William Paterson University||1,418|
|Totals — New Jersey||$1,114,527|
Federally Funded R&D Centers
Federally Funded R&D Centers (FFRDCs) located in New Jersey, the federal government department that sponsors the center, and information about their research spending.
|FFRDC||Sponsor||Location||All R&D Expenditures|
|All US FFRDCs||$17,446,036|
|Princeton Plasma Physics Lab.||DOE||Princeton, NJ||81,389|
|All FFRDC Expenditures in New Jersey||$81,389|
Source: Federal Lab Consortium
|Dept. of Commerce||NOAA-Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory|
|Dept. of Defense - Army||Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Command|
|Dept. of Defense - Navy||Naval Air Warfare Center - Aircraft Division - Lakehurst|
|Dept. of Energy||Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory|
|Dept. of Homeland Security||Transportation Security Laboratory|
|Dept. of Interior||New Jersey Water Science Center|
|Dept. of Transportation||William J. Hughes Technical Center|