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Penn Ranked #4 by Brookings for “downtown universities by licensing deals, disclosures, licensing income, patents, and startups”

Posted on October 10, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

Report: Hidden in plain sight: The oversized impact of downtown universities

Scott Andes | 

A new report, “Hidden in plain sight: The oversized impact of downtown universities,” compares the commercial outcomes of downtown research universities to their peers located in the suburbs or rural areas. On a per-student basis, “downtown” universities outperform in licensing deals, number of inventions, licensing revenue, and startup creation according to the latest report published by the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Initiative on Innovation and Placemaking at the Brookings Institution.

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