Monthly Archives: April 2015

Transitioning Economies: New Web Resources

I spent a good share of last week in Pikeville, Kentucky at the first meeting of the Coal-Reliant Communities Innovation Challenge, sponsored by the National Association of Counties and the National Association of Development Organizations.  During our session, seven community … Continue reading

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Appalachian Regional Commission: Your Input Needed

This spring, I’m working with a team of colleagues to assist the Appalachian Regional Commission in the development of is five-year strategic plan.   This is a massive undertaking and we deep in the midst of obtaining feedback and community input … Continue reading

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Fish 2.0: Innovation in the Seafood Supply Chain

I am a big fan of business plan and innovation prize competitions.  They help generate great new ideas and also help build a culture of innovation and creativity by shining a spotlight on new ideas and new companies.  I’m not … Continue reading

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The Knight Cities Challenge: Cool Urban Innovations at Work

Last week, the Knight Foundation announced the winners of its Knight Cities Challenge, a very exciting and innovative competition to fund cool ideas for making cities more livable, prosperous, and successful. The 32 winners include a list of some very … Continue reading

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