Infographic: Basic research sparks economic growth

On Tuesday The Sci­ence Coali­tion, a non-​​profit, non-​​partisan orga­ni­za­tion of the nation’s leading research uni­ver­si­ties, issued a report on uni­ver­sity spin-​​off ven­tures and their impact on eco­nomic growth. If you haven’t got time to read our article or sift through the details of the 100 com­pa­nies fea­tured (including three from North­eastern), please just take a look at this info­graphic pro­duced by The Sci­ence Coali­tion. It tells you every­thing you need to know about just how impor­tant basic research funding is for  sparking eco­nomic growth.