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NSF updates Science and Engineering State Profiles

August 09, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) released updated Science and Engineering (S&E) State Profiles – an online portal that provides state-level rankings and totals of S&E data for the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The portal also provides a data tool that allows users to compare up to seven states or download entire data sets. In the most recent update, NSF allows user to explore data for the years 2015 to 2017. S&T indicator by state include, but are not limited to:

  • Gross domestic product, 2016;
  • S&E doctorate recipients, 2016;
  • Higher education R&D performance, 2016;
  • Federal R&D obligations, 2016;
  • State R&D expenditures, 2016;
  • SBIR awards, 2016;
  • Utility patents issued to state residents, 2016; and,
  • Total R&D performance, 2015.