Illinois Innovation Index

The Illinois Innovation Index is an information resource that provides timely analysis and insight on technology-based economic activity in Illinois.

The Index features innovation metrics, news, and statistical insight as an ongoing data archive tracking and benchmarking the state’s innovation economy. In its current state, the Index provides yearly insight into Illinois’ STEM talent production, R&D activity, and university-supported entrepreneurship.


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Research & Development


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STEM Talent Supply & Demand

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University Entrepreneurship

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STEM Talent Report

This year’s STEM Talent Report explores trends within STEM education and the STEM workforce from 2013-2022.

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