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Jennifer Alten

Jennifer Alten

Jennifer Alten is a Chicago-based writer, marketing consultant and photographer who specializes in working with business-to-business technology, manufacturing and medical sectors. She has written articles, white papers, websites and marketing materials for dozens of commercial and not-for-profit organizations ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups.


Article | January 12, 2011
Researching the Road to Positive Economic Growth: Bioscience-driven R&D Leads the Way   

By: Jennifer Alten

From cancer research to the food on our table to airplane safety, research and development is behind virtually every product and service that touches...more >>


Article | November 18, 2010
PORTS: Driving more than just the transport of goods, ports are an economic powerhouse   

By: Jennifer Alten

From seaports to river ports to those that are inland, ports are a vital part of our economy. They touch a large percentage of the goods and products...more >>


Case study | November 11, 2010
Southwest Louisiana Port Network   

By: Jennifer Alten

Flanking the western Gulf Coast and the Texas border, the five-parish region known as Southwest Louisiana is entrenched in the maritime industry. Six...more >>


Case study | September 22, 2010
Gallatin, Tennessee - Prepared for Opportunity   

By: Jennifer Alten

While the economy may have slowed down over the past few years, Gallatin’s economic development team hasn’t. Instead, the Gallatin Economic...more >>


Article | September 13, 2010
Sites & Programs: Foreign Trade Zones   

By: Jennifer Alten

An old program is gaining steam these days. Throughout the country, areas are embracing the Foreign Trade Zone program as a savvy tool in their...more >>


Article | June 30, 2010
It's (becoming) Easy to be Green   

By: Jennifer Alten

The green technology field is huge, fueled in no small part by political and environmental issues, as well as those lured by the sheer economics of...more >>


Article | June 30, 2010
Throughout the Nation, Homeland Security is Big Business   

By: Jennifer Alten

Homeland security is clearly a growth industry. Going beyond protecting lives, assets and infrastructure, homeland security is proving to be a...more >>


Article | December 31, 2009
Research and Development is BIG Business - Locally and Nationally   

By: Jennifer Alten

The term ‘research and development,’ or more commonly, ‘R&D,’ refers to “creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to...more >>


Case study | October 31, 2009
The Point industrial Park in Lawrence County, Ohio   

By: Jennifer Alten

Tucked along the Ohio River at the southern-most spot is the Point Industrial Park, in the aptly named town of South Point, Ohio. This lucrative site...more >>


Case study | August 31, 2009
A Superior Location and Can-do Attitude are Driving Manufacturing to Cecil County, Maryland   

By: Jennifer Alten

Nestled a short distance between two populous metropolitan areas and bisected by transportation behemoth Interstate 95 is Cecil County, Maryland, an...more >>


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