U.S. – Mid Atlantic Articles
The planned separation of DowDupont into three companies will create an Agriculture company corporate headquarters in Wilmington, DE with Global Business Centers in Indianapolis, IN and Johnston, IA.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has launched UrbanTech NYC, a comprehensive program to help entrepreneurs and innovators address New York City’s most pressing urban challenges in sectors such as energy, waste, transportation, agriculture and water.
Innovation hubs and logistics are the focus of Business Facilities September/October issue, plus reports on Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, California.
The Keystone Innovation Zone Tax Credit supports entrepreneurship in and around Pennsylvania’s colleges and universities.
Technology and biotechnology companies around New Jersey invested more than $51 million in 2015.
2U Inc., a technology-enabled education company, is moving its headquarters from Prince George’s County to Lanham, MD to accommodate its growing workforce. The company expects to create more than 900 jobs in the county in the next five years.
For the third year in a row, California is the highest-ranked state when it comes to moving toward a modernized electric grid, according to the 3rd Annual Grid Modernization Index (GMI).
Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has found a novel way of expanding this toolset: NJEDA has made a series of “limited partnership” investments in an NJ-based private venture-capital fund that targets growth-stage tech businesses. The NJEDA is investing more than $40 million in venture capital funds, leveraging investment in NJ businesses to more than $2.5 billion.
Robert Bosch LLC will locate its new Research and Technology Center in Pittsburgh’s Strip District, which is becoming a hub for emerging tech-and innovation-focused companies.