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Accession Number PB2013-101916
Title Building the Arkansas Innovation Economy.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 186p
Personal Author C. W. Wessner
Abstract Responding to the challenges of fostering regional growth and employment in an increasingly competitive global economy, many U.S. states and regions have developed programs to attract and grow companies as well as attract the talent and resources necessary to develop innovation clusters. These state and regionally based initiatives have a broad range of goals and increasingly include significant resources, often with a sectoral focus and often in partnership with foundations and universities. These are being joined by recent initiatives to coordinate and concentrate investments from a variety of federal agencies that provide significant resources to develop regional centers of innovation, business incubators, and other strategies to encourage entrepreneurship and high-tech development.
Keywords Arkansas
Businesses
Competition
Economic growth
Employment
Entrepreneurship
Federal agencies
Investments
Meetings
State programs
Technology innovation
Universities

 
Source Agency National Academy of Science National Research Council
NTIS Subject Category 96A - Domestic Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
70E - Research Program Administration & Technology Transfer
43B - Economic & Community Development
Corporate Author National Research Council, Washington, DC. Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number N/A

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