RTCC exists to accelerate the growth of the region’s cleantech cluster. Their new dashboard’s metrics are designed to track the success of the RTCC’s Program of Work, which focuses on promoting the region’s brand position as a global leader for cleantech, supporting the growth of the region’s cleantech ecosystem and convening cluster industries and partners in ways that promote innovation.
The dashboard, publicly available atwww.researchtrianglecleantech.org/our_impact, contains the latest data available on measures RTCC members consider critical: cleantech employment, workforce share, capital investments, patents and venture funding.
Some of the metrics include:
- Regional cleantech companies announced $1.29 billion in recurring investment from July 2009 to June 2014, creating 10,500 jobs.
- The region posts the largest concentration of cleantech employees compared to peer regions of Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Denver and San Diego.
- The concentration of regional cleantech workers grew at double the rate of the closest peer region during 2004-2013.