Connecticut's Economy Ranks 4th in Innovation in U.S.

30 Jun 2020

Economic Development

For the second consecutive year, Connecticut has been ranked as the nation’s fourth most innovative economy.  California, Massachusetts and Washington ranked one-two-three in Bloomberg’s annual State Innovation Index, for the third straight year.  Oregon moved up to number five, two spots higher than a year ago.

The ranking is based on six equally weighted metrics: research and development intensity, productivity, clusters of companies in technology, STEM jobs, residents with degrees in science and engineering disciplines and patent activity.

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