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Washington is sixth 'most innovative' state

Mar 23, 2017 - 06:08 PM

Deep budget cuts proposed by the GOP-led federal government to research and development prompted an analysis of 2017’s “most and least innovative states” by finance website WalletHub, with Washington scoring high in the study.

The state was ranked “sixth most innovative” in the nation by WalletHub’s analysts, who compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 18 metrics ranging from share of STEM professionals to research and development spending per capita to average Internet speed.

Washington scored high in several categories, including second in share of STEM professionals; third in projected STEM job demand by 2020; third in share of science and engineering graduates aged 25 or older; sixth in venture capital funding per capita; eighth in R&D spending per capita; and 12th in share of technology companies.

Oh, and the state is 10th in the nation in average Internet speed.

For the full report, visit WalletHub’s website.

            

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