SSTI Weekly Digest
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Trends in Technology-Based Economic Development: Local, State and Federal Action in 2012

Trends in Technology Based Economic Development Unlike last year's slate of sweeping new proposals and initiatives to reorganize economic development activities brought on by more than two dozen new governors in office, 2012 witnessed changes to state and regional tech-based initiatives on a smaller scale with states making more strategic investments.

The report provides a comprehensive outline of trends in our field categorized by eight themes:

  • New Commitments to TBED
  • Commercializing Research
  • Investing in a Skilled Workforce & STEM Initiatives
  • Re-Organization/Branding
  • Strategic & Competitiveness Plans
  • Tax Incentives
  • Local & Private Activity on the Rise
  • Federal Efforts Strengthened
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