33

U.S. Patents issued
(Indicator Number: 32)

Category: Economic Development

What It Measures: University"s contribution to economic development, since patent protection is important in providing the incentive for companies to commercialize research discoveries

Data Reporting Lag: The reporting for this indicator has a 1 year difference. The latest data available is from 2019 for the indicator reporting year of 2020

Value Comparison: When comparing this value for Adequacy and Improvement, a higher value is better.

IMPROVEMENT

33
is currently at or above the average of the 3 previous years (29.33)


ADEQUACY

33
is at or above the benchmark set for a 5% annual increase, there was a 27 % increase from the previous year. This benchmark is set by Institution



USM Institutions
U.S. Patents issued
(Indicator Number: 32)

University of Maryland, Baltimore 33
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 11
University of Maryland, College Park 45