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October 29, 2013

New Report Highlights Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Spin-Off Companies as Examples of How Federally Funded Research Fuels American Innovation and Economic Growth


A pair of regional companies spun off from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are among those highlighted in a new national report by The Science Coalition. Titled “Sparking Economic Growth 2.0: Companies Created from Federally Funded Research, Fueling American Innovation and Economic Growth,” the report identifies 100 companies that trace their roots to federally funded university research. These companies—while only a tiny fraction of the new companies formed each year—are contributing to the U.S. economy in a significant way.

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