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Scientific Presence Ohio

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: 5,536 — US Rank — #12
2013 Official Count: 3,689— US Rank — #12
Patents 1963—2013: 142,891
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Businesses & Outposts

422 Organizations

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

The Top Ten

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

  1. PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY
  2. GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
  3. ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC.
  4. HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.)
  5. DIEBOLD SELF SERVICE SYSTEMS, A DIVISION OF DIEBOLD, INCORPORATED
  6. GOODYEAR TIRE + RUBBER COMPANY
  7. ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
  8. DIEBOLD INCORPORATED
  9. THE CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION
  10. LINCOLN GLOBAL, INC.

The Complete List →

All Independent Inventors

2012 — 587 | 2013 — 633 | 2014 — 717
Total 1977—2014: 23,684
2014 US Rank: #8 | Overall Rank: #9

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 Ohio: $10,359,000,000.

US R&D Rank — #12 | R&D Intensity — 2.11%
Ohio GDP — $490,265,000,000 | GDP Rank — 8
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Business R&D and Innovation Survey, 2011.

Ohio 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
Ohio
R&D Spending
All R&D $428,163 $10,359
Business Business - Total 294,093 6,993
Paid by The Business 238,768 5,403
Paid By Others - Non Federal Sources 24,015 634
Paid By Others - Federal Sources 31,909 956
Universities & Colleges Total 62,457 2,227
Federal Sources 37,714 1,426
Other Government Sources 3,718 158
Business 3,189 151
University &College Directly 12,965 395
Non-Profit Organizations 4,872 98
Other Non-Profits 6,553 176
States Internal NA 3
Federal 35,775 960
FFRDCs Total 17,718 0
FFRDCs - Federal NA 0
FFRDCs - Non-Federal NA 0

Ohio 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
Ohio 1,638,526 960,835 108,114 314,967 141,544 68,713 44,353

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%
Ohio 1,866,776 600,768 32.2% 0.5%
Future Scientists
High School Graduation Rates
US Total 80%
Ohio 81%
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
Ohio 9 1,796 0.04%
Doctorate Granting Institutions

One of the top 50 US doctorate-granting institutions are located in Ohio. Ohio State University granted 691.

Institutions

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

Expenditures at Ohio 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 US Institutions $65,774,524
19 Ohio State University 766,513
46 University Cincinnati 433,668
160 University Dayton 81,030
174 University Toledo 68,228
175 University Akron 66,413
183 Cleveland State University 61,111
192 Ohio University 57,203
227 Air Force Institute of Technology 32,746
248 Kent State University 26,507
305 Northeastern Ohio Universities, College of Medicine 13,358
311 Ball State University 11,740
345 Bowling Green State University 8,566
435 Youngstown State University 3,598
436 Central State University 3,591
587 Columbus State University 1,432
546 Oberlin College 1,856
628 College Wooster 966
  Totals —  Ohio $1,638,526

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


Federally Funded R&D Centers

No Federally Funded R&D Centers (FFRDCs) are located in Ohio.

Federal Research & Development Centers | US Master List →


Federal Laboratories

Source: Federal Lab Consortium
Agency Sponsor Lab
Dept. of Defense - Air Force AFRL - 711th Human Performance Wing
Dept. of Defense - Air Force AFRL - Aerospace Systems Directorate
Dept. of Defense - Air Force AFRL - Materials and Manufacturing Directorate
Dept. of Defense - Air Force AFRL - Sensors Directorate
Dept. of Defense - Air Force Air Force - Aeronautical Systems Center
Dept. of Defense - Air Force Air Force Institute of Technology
Dept. of Defense - Air Force Air Force Research Laboratory
Dept. of Defense - Army ARL - Vehicle Technology Directorate - Propulsion Program
Dept. of Health and Human Services National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Dept. of Interior Ohio Water Science Center
Environmental Protection Agency National Homeland Security Research Center
Environmental Protection Agency National Risk Management Research Laboratory
NASA Glenn Research Center

Federal Laboratories | US Master List →

About Scientific Presence

Indicia of Economic Growth, New Corporate Outposts and New Markets
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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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