Economic development news roundup

Published on Oct 11, 2007

Updated on Nov 3, 2022

Written by Emsi Burning Glass

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Washington State is offering regions the chance to apply for five industry-cluster-based “Innovation Partnership Zone” designations, each of which comes with  $1 million in grants to create a research park.

Minnesota is jump-starting rural economic development with an initiative called SEED (Strategic Entrepreneurial Economic Development), which is focused on small business creation.

San Francisco has spent 30 years developing a biotech / life sciences cluster, and after these decades of investment and struggle, is poised to reap the benefits.

Thanks to EDPro for rounding up these and other great stories.