Arizona State University (ASU) ranked 21st in the Milken Institute’s “University Technology Transfer and Commercialization Index.” The Index quantitatively measures how public and private universities capitalize on their research success by converting it for private-sector applications.
With an index score of 100, the University of Utah ranked first in the study followed closely by Columbia University (97.83). ASU’s index score of 88.49 ranked higher than that of Harvard University (87.71), Johns Hopkins University (85.93) and Duke University (85.84).
ASU has been the epicenter of technology employment and economic growth in the Phoenix metro area, developing innovation centers like SkySong in Scottsdale and ASU Research Park in Tempe.
Source: JLL Research; Milken Institute
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Keeley Byer is a market research analyst for the JLL Phoenix office. With four years of market research experience and eight years of commercial real estate technology experience, he continually tracks and analyzing trends affecting the Phoenix Metro commercial real estate market.