Innovation and Global Competitiveness

Learn about U.S. innovation and global competitiveness, and gain an understanding of how the United States ranks globally. Topics include U.S. research and development (R&D) innovation efforts, such as patents and trademark registration, R&D expenditures by sector (business, higher education, nonprofit, and federal and state government), and R&D-to-GDP ratios.

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America's New Innovation Hotspots, Mapped

Science and Engineering Indicators data are cited on the geographical location of patenting and trademark activities in the United States.
March 28, 2024