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  • By the numbers
    • 1automotive patent per day in Michigan, on average, for nearly 50 years
    • 89,000 engineers are employed in Michigan, a higher concentration than any other state
    • 61of the top 100 North American auto suppliers call Michigan home
    • 20billion in automotive investment from Michigan companies since 2010 has created nearly 65,000 jobs
    • 57billion in economic impact from the state’s automotive industry
    • 15universities and colleges with nationally ranked undergraduate engineering programs
    • 650automotive-focused programs at the post-secondary level
    • 76percent of business funded automotive R&D is in Michigan, which leads the nation
    • 375automotive R&D centers are in Michigan
    • 45,000jobs have been created since 2009 specific to automotive manufacturing