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Business Parks: Cost-Effective Communities

Business, research and industrial parks are development magnets for clusters of like-minded businesses looking for the perfect environment to expand

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Craig Spohn, Cyber Innovation Center

An interview with Craig Spohn, Executive Director/President of the Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City, LA, plus a look at the ramifications of the Paris climate accord.

Teligent, Inc. Celebrates $50M Facility Expansion

The specialty generic pharmaceutical company is expanding its manufacturing and R&D complex in Buena, NJ, with the potential to create up to 200 jobs.

New Jersey’s CCIT Helps Companies Generate Over $130M In Revenues

The Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies (CCIT), the Garden State’s leading life sciences incubator, is a hub of activity within New Jersey’s technology sector.

HighRes Biosolutions Breaks Ground For New Corporate HQ

The laboratory automation product company is moving to a new facility in Beverly, MA with help from the city's Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Program.

Novavax Adding 850 Jobs In Maryland

The growing Montgomery County, MD clinical stage vaccine company is developing promising vaccines for RSV, influenza and Ebola.

Systaaq Diagnostic Products Moves To Virginia

The molecular diagnostics company is the newest tenant at the Prince William Science Accelerator in Innovation Park.

Michigan’s URC Contributes $958M, 11,600 Jobs In Detroit

The University Research Corridor accounts for one in 20 Motor City jobs amidst continued recovery, according to a new report.

London, New York Top Global Cities 2016

A.T. Kearney’s Global Cities 2016 can help businesses make key investment decisions such as where to place regional and global headquarters, as well as manufacturing and research hubs.

Pet Food Maker Will Create Up To 165 Jobs In Indiana

Blue Buffalo Pet Products will invest more than $100 million to build a new pet food manufacturing facility in Richmond, IN.

Graphene Moxie

Graphene, the material that will revolutionize the world, is ready for its close-up in the commercial sector.

Mary’s Gone Crackers Expands, Relocates HQ To Nevada

Manufacturer of organic and gluten-free healthy snacks will open a 420,000-square-foot manufacturing and R&D facility in Reno, creating 200 jobs.

Insitu To Open Commercial UAS Facility At MSU

The unmanned aircraft systems facility will be located within MSU's Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.

Toyota Chooses Ann Arbor For Third U.S. Research Facility

The research institute will benefit from Toyota’s existing team and University of Michigan’s research talent and facilities, where it can perform extreme-limit testing in a wide variety of environments.

Uber To Add Advanced Technologies Center In Pittsburgh

The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company will establish an additional ATC research facility which will be used for testing self-driving cars.

UrbanTech NYC Will Support Building Smart And Sustainable Cities

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.

Bosch To Open New Technology Center In Pittsburgh

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.

Polymorph of Plastics: Merging Corporate Molecules

Dow and DuPont have apparently agreed that they would be in a stronger position as a merged company with powerful synergies to successfully navigate an eventual breakup into more specialized units. The tentative deal also may signify the next step in the evolution of the global plastics industry, a shift in focus to specialty and advanced engineered plastics from oil-based petrochemical mainstays like polyethylene. Both companies have realized the need to get bigger before they can get smaller.

Mary Kay Chooses Lewisville, TX For New Global Manufacturing, R&D Operations

Beauty company Mary Kay Inc. has selected the city of Lewisville, TX as the site of the company's new $100 million global manufacturing and R&D operations.

Eli Lilly and Company To Expand Indianapolis R&D Headquarters

Eli Lilly and Company will expand its global R&D headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, adding 130,000 square feet to the company's existing complex.

The Tree Pods are Coming

Geoengineering will be a growth sector in the age of climate change. The latest global warming "miracle cure" for the big CO2 problem is a new technology said to be able to extract carbon from the air and condense it into fibers that could be used as building materials or to produce components for electronics, cars, clothing and other manufactured goods.

Alcoa Expands R&D Center Near Pittsburgh

Alcoa is expanding its Pennsylvania R&D center to capture growing demand for complex, high-performance parts for aerospace and beyond.

WV Takes Down VW

Researchers at West Virginia University blew the whistle on Volkswagen’s dirty diesel two years ago.

Taking a Pass

Colorado says the price is too high for 1,418 new health care jobs.

State Focus: Massachusetts – Nothing Common About Its Wealth

Massachusetts is taking in and out of the box approaches to help increase jobs and decrease unemployment.

Qore Systems, LLC To Invest $12.8M In First Virginia Operation

Qore Systems, LLC will invest $12.8 million to relocate from Arizona and establish its first Virginia operation in Highlands Business Park, creating 140 new jobs.

Boeing Opens Research Center In Huntsville, AL

Boeing's new research and technology center in Huntsville, Alabama will serve as the company's hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in analytics and simulation.

Medical Marijuana Manufacturing Facility And Dispensary Coming To Kodak’s Eastman Business Park In Rochester, NY

Agreement with leading medical marijuana company, Columbia Care, would create state-of-the-art facility and 250 jobs in Monroe County.

Nutrient Foods Launches Advanced Nutritional Foods Research And Manufacturing Facility In Reno, NV

The facility will manufacture nutrient-dense foods scientifically formulated to provide the 43+ essential nutrients plus fiber required daily by humans to live, grow and heal in every meal.

Cover Story: Global Biotech Report 2015

There hasn’t been a lot of good economic news coming from Europe these days, but the continent is getting a much-needed boost from its growing biotech/pharma labs.

Job-Creating Visas

A biotech startup in Vermont is being funded by immigrant investors.

Columbus Automotive Manufacturer Announces Multi-Million Dollar Expansion

Faurecia is the world’s sixth-largest automotive supplier, with four business groups: automotive seating, emissions control technologies, interior systems and automotive exteriors.

Study Shows Potential Of Academic Research To State And Local Economic Development

The Council of State Governments (CGS) will distribute the report to state officials, academic institutions and stakeholder organizations to underscore the value of state-based research as a contributing factor to economic growth potential.

Jackson Kayak To Expand, Open New Facility In White County, TN

Recreational products manufacturer to invest $6.5 million and create 250 new jobs.

NASA Invests In Hundreds Of U.S. Small Businesses To Enable Future Missions

NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA manages the SBIR program for STMD. NASA's 10 centers manage individual projects.

Bayer HealthCare Announces Plans For Product Testing Facility In Berkeley, CA

New investment represents continued commitment to California Bay Area as the biotech manufacturing center for Bayer.

Business Report: Iowa – BIVI Plans $110-Million Expansion of IA Biotech Facilities

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes a major capital investment in its animal health facilities in Fort Dodge and Ames.

Reno Lands Cyber Security Company Headquarters And Cyber Lab

BlackRidge Technology bringing jobs to the Northern Nevada region in its move from Santa Clara, CA to Reno.

Avure Technologies Inc. Establishing Headquarters In Northern Kentucky

Avure to create state-of-the-art high-pressure processing food research lab.

Brooklyn Waterfront To Get Innovation Hub At Industry City

Plan projects 20,000 jobs through an ambitious adaptation of the huge, long-neglected complex.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace

Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders.

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