Supported by the U.S. Economic Development Administration

Innovation 2.0

Your first step to energizing your region's economy

Innovation 2.0 provides insight into the innovation capacity and innovative output of a region.

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Version 2.0 features more than 50 new variables, new sub-indexes and an optional social capital index.

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See it in action

Overview

Select a region and drill into all of its innovation components.

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Compare regions

Choose multiple regions for a single-year comparison.

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Map

Interactive map of every measure, with the ability to see peers.

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Download the data

Want it all? Get the entire data set or just an area of interest.

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What are your region's performance goals?

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Boosting high-tech occupations?

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Increasing educational attainment?

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Raising GDP per worker?

What's your goal? The Innovation 2.0 performance trend view (coming soon), can provide the data you need to benchmark your progress over time.

Hint: Don't use the index itself as the goal. Look at the underlying components to see how you can increase your capacity.