Data and analysis tools to support regional competitiveness in a knowledge-based economy. An EDA project.

Innovation Index

index graphic The Index helps you understand your region's innovation performance and potential

Cluster Analysis

Explore 15 knowledge-based occupation clusters and 17 industry clusters to uncover regional strengths

Investment Analysis

Understand the regional development process and access tools to help guide public investment decisions


index graphicInnovation Index Mapping Tool

This tool lets you easily compare innovation capacity in different counties around the nation, with the ability to see Innovation Index values along with component index values.

Maps from the 2009 Report

These maps are part of the report, Crossing the Next Regional Frontier, published in October 2009. They are focused on occupation clusters and the innovation index.

Maps from the 2007 Report

These maps are part of the report, Unlocking Rural Competitiveness: The Role of Regional Cluster, published in January 2007. They are focused on industry clusters and rurality. The pilot region was Indiana's Economic Growth Region 8.