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Palm Beach County Establishes First-Ever Partnership Between Business and K-20 Educators

West Palm Beach, October 21 – In an unprecedented partnership between industry and education, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County created the Academic More...

Nurturing a Life Science Ecosystem for Job Creation and Economic Development in Palm Beach County

The Business Development Board’s Life Science Advisory Council (LSAC) serves as the oversight group of leaders responsible for the execution of the 2016 Palm Beach More...

The Higher ED Blog: Lessons from EDCO 2016

Last week, hundreds of economic developers (and related professionals) gathered in downtown Toronto for the 59th annual Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) Conference. It More...

The Higher ED Blog: Best practices in rural economic development delivery

It was clear during this fall’s federal election campaign that jobs, small business, and the economy are hot topics in Canada right now. While Ottawa More...

The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research (summer 2015 edition)

The title of this blog might sound very familiar, which makes perfect sense because Higher ED published a blog with basically the same title back More...

The Higher ED Blog: Six lessons for improving collaboration across the urban-rural divide

Ontario is a highly urban province.  Since resources and authority tend to concentrate in urban areas, that leaves rural communities to largely fend for themselves. More...

Thoughts on strategy in a networked world

Over the years, I have collected a number of thoughts on developing strategies in a globally connected world. In a globally connected world, isolation is More...

The Higher ED Blog: Four lessons to consider when engaging in regional collaboration

Over the past few decades—with increasing prevalence—, many governments and non-government stakeholders have been calling for greater collaboration in regional economic development. There is an More...

Featured Contributor: Ed Morrison

In this edition of our Featured Contributor series, I had the opportunity to chat to Ed Morrison about his work in the economic development field. More...

Review: The Medici Effect

Unlike the recently-published books usually reviewed in TINAN, The Medici Effect by Swedish-American writer Frans Johansson was first released a decade ago, back in 2004. It takes its name More...

The Higher ED Blog: What does regionalism mean for innovation in rural communities?

In October 2013, The Economist released a special report, “The Gated Globe”. It got me thinking about my recently completed major research paper (MRP), “Rural More...

Infographic: Barriers to collaboration

What do you think the barriers to collaboration are?  It is interesting to note that Canadian businesses are reluctant to seek partners, but they understand More...