There are a number of business and related databases and news sources that can be useful for STEM research.
Before you can think about new product development or starting a company, you'll need to understand their industries.
Often industry data is organized by classification system codes established by the U.S. government: NAICS or SIC codes. Knowing the code(s) for your industry can be extremely useful in your research. For more information on NAICS, visit the Census Bureau NAICS page. For more information on SIC codes, visit the Department of Labor SIC page. Or contact the Business Librarian for help.