Learn about U.S. innovation and global competitiveness, and gain an understanding of how the United States ranks globally. These data and trends include the following:
- U.S. R&D innovation efforts, such as patents and trademark registration
- R&D expenditures by sector (business, higher education, nonprofit, and federal and state government)
- R&D-to-GDP ratios (gauge of the intensity of a nation's R&D effort)
Using Evidence to Inform U.S. Policies on Science, Technology, and Innovation Competitiveness
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Discover how NCSES data can be used to understand the science, technology, and innovation competitiveness landscapes of the United States within an international context.
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Production and Trade of Knowledge- and Technology-Intensive Industries; Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI)