The Leading Edge: State-Level Technology Development Foundations
During October 2016, CTC announced it would establish a new foundation to support greater commercialization and broader industrial collaboration with California's world-leading labs and universities.
As part of the effort to launch this foundation with a campaign on Indiegogo, the CTC team analyzed a range of benchmarks from other US states.
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A FUTURE AT RISK: ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, AND VENTURE CAPITAL IN THE U.S. MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY SECTOR
This report, authored by principals of the California Technology Council, takes a close look at two troubling long-term trends: a drop in entrepreneurship in the medtech industry, which has been especially sharp since 2006, and falling venture investment in early-stage medtech companies. Those two forces conspire against American innovation, healthcare, and patients. Support for this project was provided by AdvaMed Accel. To continue reading and download the report, please CLICK HERE.
CALIFORNIA TOOL WORKS: INCUBATION AND ACCELERATION IN THE CAULDRON OF INNOVATION
California Tool Works is a unique research effort to assess the combined impact of California’s incubators and accelerators and begin a process that moves beyond traditional measures of economic impact. Multiple rounds of surveys and interviews were conducted over more than a year in an effort to standardize meaningful metrics to track both the contribution of incubators and accelerator to the state’s economy and measure their success.
The resulting report provides benchmarking and analysis of incubators and accelerators for the types of services and forms of support they provide to entrepreneurs, their definition and measurement of success, and their contributions to the innovation landscape.
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CompTIA, a CTC partner, issued Cyberstates 2016. The 17th edition of the report highlights industry growth and employment in technology, including national perspectives as well as state-by-state analysis.
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FIFTH ERA SURVEY: THE IMPACT OF INTERNET REGULATIONS ON INVESTMENT
Fifth Era surveyed 475 investors in 15 countries to assess how the future legal environment might impact their investing.
CTC ISSUES JOINT WHITE PAPER ON FEDERAL TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION
The California Technology Council (CTC) and several partners have issued, “Delivering Results: A Framework for Federal Government Technology Access & Acquisition,” a set of guiding principles to ensure access to the full array of capabilities in the private sector and to enhance the performance of federal technology programs.
The 16th annual review of national technology sector employment and trends by CompTIA is available here (registration required).