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Trends in Technology-Based Economic Development: Local, State and Federal Action in 2012

January 15, 2013View for printing

Unlike last year's slate of sweeping new proposals and initiatives to reorganize economic development activities brought on by more than two dozen new governors in office, 2012 witnessed changes to state and regional tech-based initiatives on a smaller scale with states making more strategic investments.

The report provides a comprehensive outline of trends in our field categorized by eight themes:

New Commitments to TBED

Commercializing Research

Investing in a Skilled Workforce & STEM Initiatives


Strategic & Competitiveness Plans

Tax Incentives

Local & Private Activity on the Rise

Federal Efforts Strengthened

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