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The Inventiveness Index is a "do a public good" effort that enhances regional economic development efforts across the nation. The main report ranks the inventiveness of the 250 largest metro regions. Other reports show the unique strengths of each region. Ongoing analysis show larger trends, new perspectives on invention, or specific technologies.

NEW REPORT! Gender in Invention.
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The Index
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Public Reports
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Other Analysis

The Inventiveness Index itself is comprised of over a dozen sub-indices that rank things like the number of patents from the inventors in that metro, the density of inventors per capita, the kinds of inventions they create, class diversity, "up & coming" and much, much more...

Above you can find links to the Index itself, all the FREE public reports & other (ongoing) analysis.

If you are in local, regional, state or federal economic development, or in patent law/analytics, academia, a think tank, or corporate recon - the Inventiveness Index can give you insights into economic movements, or provide you actionable competitive intelligence... and more.