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With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.


With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

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Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

2016 Economic Development Awards

With so many locations embracing cutting-edge technologies and innovative development strategies, it was hard to pare down the worthy nominees for our economic development awards festival. Here are the folks who made the cut, the best of the best in the applications of smart practices for sustainable growth.


Bayer Tackles Environmental Challenges With NJ’s Clean Energy Program

Bayer Tackles Environmental Challenges With NJ's Clean Energy Program.

Pay for Performance incentives from New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program help Bayer turn vacant buildings into showcase of energy innovation for construction of new U.S. headquarters.



Advanced Manufacturing Driving Pittsburgh’s Economic Growth

Pittsburgh

Capital investment in southwestern Pennsylvania totaled $2.9 billion in 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year capital investment in the region exceeded $1 billion, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) ninth annual Business Investment Scorecard.


Food Processing: Generating Growth for Good Eats

food processing

The recent consolidation of food industry giants via mega-mergers is not slowing the exponential growth of major food processing hubs.


World Water Day

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The first White House Water Summit aims to mobilize a national effort to conserve and expand our water resources.


Photonics Companies Investing $1.6B In Rochester, Creating More Than 1,400 Jobs

photonics

Photonics company Avogy will move its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Rochester; Together with Photonica, will locate advanced development and early manufacturing at Eastman Business Park.


Seven Finalist Cities Chosen For Smart City Challenge

Smart City Challenge

The U.S. DOT’s Smart City Challenge has pledged up to $40M to help one city define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into its transportation network.