incubators

Car Production Line

In Brooklyn's Navy Yard, a New Manufacturing Incubator

New Lab repurposes a gritty shipbuilding warehouse, giving manufacturing startups the support that software firms get from your typical incubator.

September 27, 2016 - Curbed

New Future Cities Accelerator Will Scale Up Urban Innovation

The Rockefeller Foundation and the Unreasonable Institute want to help small organizations implement big ideas around the US.

August 18, 2016 - Curbed

Boston innovation district banner with lofts

Status Report: the Rise of Innovation Districts

Last year, the "innovation district" rose to prominence as a way to describe urban knowledge economy epicenters. This report from Bruce Katz and Brookings describes how the phenomenon continues to evolve.

July 12, 2015 - Brookings

The Future of Research Parks and Technology-led Economic Development

The American economy has long relied upon technological innovation to drive its economy. Today,basic investment in science and technology is once again taking center stage,as a cure for both our economic and environmental ills.

April 3, 2009 - Anthony Townsend

Starting Up Small

Though typically centered in bigger cities, this piece from Business Week looks at the best small cities to locate startup businesses in every state.

March 28, 2009 - BusinessWeek

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