This category lists regional business partnerships or similar organizations that I have done work for.
Benchmarked five major bioscience R&D institutes and several smaller programs for Indiana BioCrossroads (a cluster project of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership) as part of a strategy project to design what became the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute.
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.
Benchmarked the strategies of four competing states as part of a broader project to assist Mass Insight in developing strategic alliances and roadmaps for the Commonwealth’s critical technology sectors.
Benchmarked seven similar mid-sized industrial cities as part of a broader strategy for the Metropolitan Development Alliance of Syracuse and Central New York (now the CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity).
Surveyed the strategies used by various U.S. states to finance university-research initiatives and seed-stage venture-investment funds, in a project for the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership. Special focus on deployment of dedicated lottery and tobacco-settlement revenues.