According to a recent Milken Institute study, investments made in a state's science and technology assets are crucial factors to determining a region's future economic success.

Study results released yesterday in a Milken Institute press release also rank the states that are in the best position to succeed in a technology-led information age. The top 10 include:

  1. Massachusetts
  2. California
  3. Colorado
  4. Maryland
  5. Virginia
  6. Washington
  7. New Jersey
  8. Minnesota
  9. Utah
  10. Connecticut

Go to the press release for links to downloadable PDFs of the reports, "State Technology and Science Index" and "California's Position in Technology and Science."