Innovation

Resource pages for "Innovation"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

Governor’s Report: Building A New Image In Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says that a combination of a great location, educated workforce and a streamlined attitude toward business is helping the state create the right image in the business world.
New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT)

New Jersey CSIT Awards Startups More Than $1M

New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) awarded funding to 37 early-stage companies as part of its small business research and technology transfer programs.
Delaware

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Ariel C. Gruswitz, J.D., Delaware Prosperity Partnership

Ariel C. Gruswitz, J.D., Director of Innovation, Delaware Prosperity Partnership, discusses the First State's focus on innovation, and how it's attracting growing companies.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Uber To Create 3,000 Jobs In Texas

The transportation and delivery company will invest more than $75 million in its new U.S. General and Administrative Hub in Dallas, TX.
Canada superclusters

Canada Superclusters Will Promote Innovation, Economic Growth

Up to five superclusters will energize regional economies and help build a skilled workforce, enhance Canada's global competitiveness, and create thousands of well-paying jobs.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Open Borders

Seattle and Vancouver ponder the creation of a Cascadia Innovation Corridor that would span the U.S.-Canada border.

Walking the Walk: Innovation Summit

In Greater San Marcos, TX, higher education resources and entrepreneurs join forces to bring innovations to market at the third annual Innovation Summit.
collaborative-innovation

European Corporations And Start-Ups Must Collaborate Or Fail

European corporations and start-ups must collaborate more and better on innovation if Europe is to remain internationally competitive, according to a new World Economic Forum report.

Emerging IT Technologies Address Innovation Management Challenges

Posted by Heidi Schwartz As competition intensifies, businesses are constantly looking to improve their business models and keep up with market demands. Rapid globalization has...
Innovative look to cities through a keyhole.

What Cities Have The Most Innovative Workers?

New research highlights cities where the largest percentage of CFOs view innovation as an employee strength.
CCAM

Commonwealth Center For Advanced Manufacturing To Partner With The Department Of Defense Technology Development...

In addition to funding from consortium members, the institute will receive a portion of the $140 million federal funds designated for manufacturing innovation institutes.

COVER STORY: Advanced Manufacturing — Creating Jobs In 3Dimensions

From the digitization of equipment and processes to 3D printing to materials with custom-designed properties, advanced manufacturing is driving high-tech innovation, exports and the creation on high-wage jobs. From the May/June 2013 issue.
Chattanooga is the first U.S. test city for Global Green Lighting.

Global Green Lighting To Hire Up To 250 For New Chattanooga Facility

Innovative wireless radio controlled LED street lighting systems to be assembled in Hamilton County. The move will create jobs for Tennesseans by bringing subcontracted production back from China.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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