TABLE F-2 Innovation Data from U.S. Agencies Other Than NCSES

Agency Database/Survey/Data Collection Mechanism Indicator/Data Items Time Period
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Assignments Dataset Patent assignments and change of ownership of patents that are granted by USPTO 2010 onward
  Trademark Casefile Dataset Trademarks granted by USPTO 1884-2010
  Trademark Assignments Dataset Change of ownership of trademarks granted by USPTO 2010 onward
Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Establishment Innovation Survey Inventory of innovation activities; use of technology by labor force, establishment, and community characteristics; factors hampering innovation; funding source for innovation; applications for intellectual property and trademarks; sources of information on new opportunities First survey cycle was conducted in 2013
National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy STAR METRICS Recipient-based data containing information on contract, grant, and loan awards made under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 2009-2012
National Science Foundation Research Spending and Results Recipient-based data containing information on awards made by the National Science Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration 2007 onward
National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce Federal Laboratory (Interagency) Technology Transfer Summary Reports Patent applications, invention licenses, cooperative R&D agreements, R&D obligations—extramural and intramural 1987-2009
Small Business Administration Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs Federal R&D funds/awards by agency, category, and state 1983-2012
U.S. Department of Energy NB: Information available at the state, county, and municipal levels, as well as from utilities and nonprofits Energy Innovation Portal—Visual Patent Search Tool Issued U.S. patents and published patent applications that are created using Department of Energy funding 1979 onward
  Advanced Manufacturing Office—State Incentives and Resource Database Energy-saving incentives and resources available for commercial and industrial plant managers  

SOURCES: USPTO databases, see Rural Development, USDA, see STAR METRICS, see Research Spending and Results, see Federal Laboratory (Interagency) Technology Transfer Summary Reports, see SBIR and STTR, see Energy Innovation Portal, see Advanced Manufacturing Office, see

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