Chapter 8: State Indicators

Science and Technology in the Economy

Select Indicator:

Download this table: Excel Excel or PDF PDF

Table 8-39

Average SBIR program award dollars per $1 million of gross state product, by state: 1992–94, 1997–99, and 2001–03

 
  Average SBIR awards ($ thousands) Average GSP ($ millions) SBIR awards/ $1 million GSP
State 1992-94 1997-99 2001-03 1992-94 1997-99 2001-03 1992-94 1997-99 2001-03
 
United States 589,878 1,070,869 1,472,509 6,497,777 8,706,261 10,464,751 91 123 141
Alabama 9,461 20,269 25,734 84,161 106,791 124,273 112 190 207
Alaska 164 159 715 22,889 24,292 29,601 7 7 24
Arizona 7,963 20,063 26,840 86,715 137,458 173,529 92 146 155
Arkansas 522 808 1,881 47,030 61,906 71,445 11 13 26
California 135,384 227,108 314,505 838,509 1,096,445 1,369,864 161 207 230
Colorado 23,019 52,442 70,313 92,695 144,304 182,390 248 363 386
Connecticut 20,966 25,019 23,399 107,220 144,576 168,918 196 173 139
Delaware 1,843 3,206 4,184 23,916 37,391 47,509 77 86 88
District of Columbia 1,400 3,907 5,456 45,437 52,747 67,022 31 74 81
Florida 11,887 22,221 31,500 302,645 416,717 524,303 39 53 60
Georgia 3,769 12,022 14,228 170,493 256,758 309,383 22 47 46
Hawaii 2,464 2,811 3,678 35,796 37,954 44,066 69 74 83
Idaho 377 872 3,074 22,615 30,408 38,402 17 29 80
Illinois 8,664 14,069 20,882 321,523 423,807 487,588 27 33 43
Indiana 1,961 5,843 8,218 131,763 177,586 204,136 15 33 40
Iowa 544 1,307 4,235 64,391 84,074 97,700 8 16 43
Kansas 1,008 3,223 4,242 58,607 75,825 90,115 17 43 47
Kentucky 740 2,847 2,806 81,072 110,029 122,164 9 26 23
Louisiana 1,251 1,165 2,861 94,699 119,123 138,749 13 10 21
Maine 1,822 1,627 3,453 25,152 32,105 38,983 72 51 89
Maryland 29,383 51,092 74,933 125,417 162,308 202,779 234 315 370
Massachusetts 97,176 162,934 208,446 175,051 237,599 289,242 555 686 721
Michigan 10,671 23,952 29,292 224,901 311,523 347,416 47 77 84
Minnesota 7,068 14,162 23,017 117,199 165,231 200,007 60 86 115
Mississippi 394 701 2,072 47,012 60,412 68,716 8 12 30
Missouri 1,817 4,693 4,725 120,668 163,437 187,655 15 29 25
Montana 1,153 2,241 7,073 16,039 19,802 24,044 72 113 294
Nebraska 1,140 1,177 1,831 39,962 52,103 61,247 29 23 30
Nevada 1,430 2,167 5,822 40,465 64,450 83,397 35 34 70
New Hampshire 7,612 13,209 17,764 27,874 38,613 46,234 273 342 384
New Jersey 19,682 31,599 39,682 243,698 313,545 378,067 81 101 105
New Mexico 12,884 19,682 20,599 36,756 47,545 53,800 351 414 383
New York 29,135 42,363 59,884 550,414 688,790 812,682 53 62 74
North Carolina 6,769 14,195 19,679 168,673 243,113 301,330 40 58 65
North Dakota 349 505 1,595 13,244 16,973 20,135 26 30 79
Ohio ,538 41,007 62,315 262,320 346,929 386,449 63 118 161
Oklahoma 1,185 3,053 4,257 64,697 80,591 96,373 18 38 44
Oregon 8,035 15,433 16,608 69,102 100,783 115,479 116 153 144
Pennsylvania 18,355 40,177 56,851 285,616 361,014 425,470 64 111 134
Rhode Island 1,893 2,112 5,897 23,526 29,701 37,297 80 71 158
South Carolina 78 1,418 6,670 76,048 103,321 122,672 1 14 54
South Dakota 33 1,089 1,661 15,976 20,764 25,756 2 52 64
Tennessee 6,248 8,071 9,793 119,705 161,180 191,566 52 50 51
Texas 18,242 38,567 54,863 449,808 631,798 782,936 41 61 70
Utah 8,344 9,628 14,192 38,762 60,342 73,603 215 160 193
Vermont 1,155 2,764 3,940 13,126 15,921 19,540 88 174 202
Virginia 30,506 64,357 85,948 168,708 226,707 290,057 181 284 296
Washington 13,118 26,209 37,722 138,903 195,837 234,923 94 134 161
West Virginia 17 1,153 4,292 32,745 39,931 45,166 1 29 95
Wisconsin 4,251 8,951 16,544 120,260 160,387 189,992 35 56 87
Wyoming 11 1,220 2,339 13,774 15,315 20,581 1 80 114
 
Puerto Rico 0 73 82 37,081 53,372 71,626 0 1 1
 

GSP = gross state product; SBIR = Small Business Innovation Research

NOTE: GSP is reported in current dollars.

SOURCES: U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Technology, SBIR program statistics, various years; U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Gross State Product data; and Government of Puerto Rico, Office of the Governor.

Top of page.Top of page
National Science Board.