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.