CONNECT / UCSD Extension

The CONNECT Innovation Report provides an overview of the strength and impact of the innovation economy by tracking the health of the San Diego innovation economy.  CONNECT provides a comparison of tech industry data in selected regions and monitors the availability of various types of capital.  SDSC contributes to CONNECT by collecting and processing data from various resources for analysis.  

The CONNECT report helps policymakers and trade organizations to plan and advocate effectively for San Diego’s innovation economy including availability of visas and workforce training for talent in high growth clusters, building an attractive environment for capital investment, allocation of grant funding, reform of the patent system, and zoning.  The report also highlights San Diego as a world leader in innovation with world-class research, leadership and management talent.

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