Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Future Commercial Office Market

For many years, the commercial office market has been something of an economic development gravy train for communities.  This is certainly the case for many central business districts, close-in suburbs, and the so-called “edge cities.”  Think of places like Tysons … Continue reading

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Benchmarking Higher Education-Business Partnerships

For regions or nations seeking to become innovation leaders, the presence of strong partnerships between business and higher education is an important foundation.  After all, you wouldn’t have strong tech sectors in Silicon Valley or Route 128 without the presence … Continue reading

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EntreWorks Insights (February 2014) now Available

The latest edition of our quarterly e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available.  This issue examines trends in innovation policy in Latin America.  If you’d like to subscribe, you can do so here.

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Tandem NSI: National Security Entrepreneurs in Arlington, VA

For most people, the defense industry means mega-contractors like Boeing or Northrop Grumman, but the defense industry can also be a hotbed for entrepreneurs.   After all, Pentagon-backed technologies like the Internet and GPS have helped spur some new company … Continue reading

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Beefing Up Bangor: 38 Ideas for Change

Last week, I was up in Bangor, Maine, participating in the winter meeting of the Economic Development Council  of Maine.   I spend a good amount of time in Maine so I do a pretty good job of tracking what’s … Continue reading

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