The Office of Enterprise and Innovation (previously the Technology Transfer Office), a partnership between UNR and DRI works to facilitate economic development through the commercialization and protection of university technologies. In turn, these technological innovations have the potential to benefit our local economic development. [Note that of the fiscal year 2015 patents issues, 33 were issued in various European countries from one European application filed in 2008; 2016 included 1 foreign]
The Brookings Institution released, “Patenting Prosperity: Invention and Economic Performance in the United States and its Metropolitan Areas” analyzing patenting trends on a metro/regional level from 1980 to 2012. Click on the title to view data from other metro areas. Below are screen shots from the two metro areas included from Nevada.