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Article | April 30, 2009
Online Exclusive: The Homeland Security Industry: Potential for Regional Clusters   

Although spending on homeland security has risen substantially since 2001, it is unclear how much of this spending is relevant to economic... More>>



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Article | February 28, 2009
Transferable Tax Credits   

The Credit Crunch of 2008 has hit the world of economic development hard. Companies that were considering expansion of existing facilities or new... More>>


Development News | February 18, 2009
UniTech Services Group   

UniTech Services Group (UniTech) has announced an expansion of their operations in Barnwell, South Carolina, creating 50 additional jobs.  The... More>>


Article | December 31, 2008
The Massachusetts Advantage   

Massachusetts was the birthplace not only of the American Revolution, but also the cradle of the Industrial Revolution in the United States. The... More>>



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Article | December 31, 2008
Nanotechnology Commercialization   

Nanotechnology doesn’t make the industries you promote. Nanotechnology makes the industries you promote more competitive.   This idea may seem... More>>



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Article | October 31, 2008
The Vital Many   

The polymer industry, commonly thought to be the same as the plastics industry, significantly deviates from the Pareto principle. This principle... More>>


Article | June 30, 2008
The U.S. High-Tech Industry is Still Adding Jobs, but the Pace Has Slowed   

AeA, the nation’s largest trade association representing all segments of the high-tech industry, released its annual Cyberstates report in April,... More>>



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Article | June 30, 2008
Technology - Life Stages vs. Location Selection   

The development and commercialization of technology is a major factor in sustaining and differentiating the United States’ position in the global... More>>



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Article | December 31, 2007
The Vital Spark   

Assemble the right ingredients. Apply the right stimulus. And watch for signs of life. This procedure may sound odd. It may even sound like something... More>>



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Article | October 31, 2007
The Plastic Fork in the Road   

When devising plans to attract the polymer industry, economic development officials should welcome words of wisdom, even if the wisdom is accidental.... More>>