Here's an animated look at the geography and topology of inventors in 2014 through October. The animated map shows the weekly year-to-date heat map of the location of inventors granted patents around the United States, all inventors on all newly granted patent not just the First Named Inventor. There is a lot more invention going on around the US. Patent owners (assignees) are more concentrated.
Way Better Patents creates highly focused, science and technology specific maps of domain specific pools of talent, where emerging science is taking place. The maps provide talent scounts and site location professionals with actionable information on pockets of innovation to find talent, select locations for new outposts, or to mash up with economic and demographic data to spot new innovative clusters or find independent inventors and start-ups patenting inventions as the foundation of new innovative business ventures.
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The Map Room publishes new State and National heat maps, visual tours of where invention is happening and the geography of invention. The Map Room's visually immersive maps show where inventors and companies are concentrated. Let you see how innovation is evolving. Helps find and pinpoint new and unexpected pockets of activity Business is global. Innovation is local.