Benchmarked metro-level entrepreneurial initiatives in seven states for GO Virginia, as an unpublished addendum to a published study conducted by TEConomy Partners for the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) on behalf of the Virginia Research Investment Committee (VRIC).
This category lists regional business partnerships or similar organizations that I have done work for.
Conducted extensive local stakeholder interviews and benchmarked Syracuse against five regions with similar strategies for in the energy and environmental cluster, as part of a broader project for the Metropolitan Development Alliance of Syracuse and Central New York (now CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity) resulting in creation of the “Greencore” strategy.
Benchmarked eight regional strategies for economic development based on advanced logistics as part of a strategy project for CompeteColumbus.
Conducted extensive stakeholder interviews as part of a broader project for the Ben Franklin Technology PArtners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, intended to provide strategic vision to its Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Alliance (MANA) funded under a U.S. EDA award.
Benchmarked multiple state strategies to promote the formation of bioscience-focused university research parks in a project for the Georgia Research Alliance. Followed on a general bioscience strategy survey four years earlier.
Benchmarked seven biomedically oriented university research parks in a project for Georgetown University/MedStar to envision a Bio-Tech Research and Development Park at the Washington Hospital Center.
Benchmarked six regions around the nation with bioscience development strategies as part of a broader strategy project for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce.