Get the Flash Player to see this rotator.
 
 


search


Robotics     UMD

Search robotics news archives

Bookmark and Share

logo



The Atlantic magazine's ranking of the states having the nation's most "tech-centric" economies brings new focus not to Silicon Valley or Route 128 near Boston or North Carolina's Research Triangle, but to the mid-Atlantic, where Delaware, Maryland and Virginia are ranked 1, 4 and 3 in the nation—and the article notes that, if it were a state, the District of Columbia would take the top position.

The ranking, based on National Science Foundation research, focuses on each state's percentage of business establishments that are part of a high-technology industry. The survey does not take into account the number of states' government labs, which would likely have tilted the rankings even more to the federal region.

Maryland's percentage of business establishments in high-tech industries was 10.84, ranking 4th, while both its percentage of workers in science or engineering occupations and its R&D spending as a percentage of state GDP ranked 3rd in the nation.

Read the full article here.

 



Related Articles:
Clark School Undergrad Program 23rd in Nation
Maryland is No. 1 for Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Clark School Graduate Program Ranks 18th Nationally
Clark School #22 in Graduate School Ranking

February 15, 2012


«Previous Story  

 

 

Current Headlines

Clark School Welcomes Corporate Partners for Summit

UMD Hosts Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

Bergbreiter's Robotics Research Featured in NSF's Science Nation

S.K. Gupta interviewed for robotics story in The Economist

Robotic fish research profiled in Baltimore Sun

UMD to Host FIRST Robotics Regional Competition

UMD's Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory Featured in The Accelerator

Clark School Highly Ranked By Best Value Schools

UMD Hackathon Team Featured on NPR

Robo Raven appears on 60 Minutes

 
 
Back to top  
Clark School Home UMD Home ISR Home