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New Brookings Report: Examining Innovation Efforts by Competitor States and National Leaders

The commonwealth has historically been an innovation leader, and Pennsylvania retains a stable of effective, scalable innovation assets. This includes a robust university system that generates significant R&D, as well as a set of capable technology-based economic development programs that operate across the state. However, in recent years, Pennsylvania’s innovation economy has gone flat, and the state has scaled back public investment in its most significant innovation resources. Full Brookings Report: