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10 most inventive states

Vermont, California and Idaho were among the 10 states with the most patent activity in 2011, according to the State Entrepreneurship Index by the University More...

Cornell releases first images of New York’s future tech campus

This 2.1-million-square-foot development aims to make New York’s modest Silicon Alley a competitor with its West Coast big brother. Continue to link

So what if tech start-ups are small? Their job-creation impact is big

Some successful tech companies aren’t scaling to hundreds of employees … or even tens of employees. That’s okay. They’re still creating thousands of jobs and More...

Vulnerability: Birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change

More interesting than one might anticipate, two separate incidents this week left me thinking about research in a very different way. The first happened as More...

Leveraging government funding in a cash-strapped economy

Chances are if you work as an Economic Development Officer (EDO), you have an Economic Development Strategy. A roadmap for economic developers, there are few More...

What makes a community intelligent?

When Windsor-Essex was named one of the Top 7 Most Intelligent Communities in the world in 2011 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), it was More...

Preventing Silicon Valley’s ‘immigrant exodus’

A new study from the Kauffman Foundation shows that the number of immigrant entrepreneurs in the United States has fallen slightly. But according to Vivek Wadhwa, an More...

New scalable wind turbine said to be ‘urban tolerant’

With a new patent in hand, Windstrument aims to “bring affordable renewable energy to the masses” with their unique wind turbine design, which can be More...

EcDev agencies take notice of changes to LinkedIn

If you are an economic development agency with a LinkedIn page then you may want to take notice of recent upgrades. Mashable.com is reporting that More...

Empowering young women by teaching to code

Whitney Pastorek at Fast Company looks at how Girls Who Code gives young women in New York City gives young women an opportunity to explore and build More...

How will Baxter change manufacturing?

I initially heard about Baxter during my commute last Monday, as technology expert Jesse Hirsh did his weekly piece on CBC Radio One’s Metro Morning. More...

Getting fat in the post-industrial society

Harvard sociologist Daniel Bell asked in his 1976 book, The Coming of the Post-Industrial Society, “ So, what will life be like in this post-industrial More...