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NECN Report “Boston’s Innovation District”

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BIO highlights Innovation District Article Courtesy of:  NECN (NECN: Peter Howe, Boston) - As much as the BIO International 2012 convention is showcasing Boston and Massachusetts as an international hub for biotechnology and biomedical companies, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center event is also showcasing how much the area around the BCEC – the Innovation District – has become a life sciences cluster within Boston-Cambridge. Maybe nothing has done more to put this area on the map as … [Read more...]

Mayor Thomas M. Menino: “Boston’s Innovation District is Sustainable” – Boston is a Finalist for the Siemens Sustainability Community Awards

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Sustainability Is Big in Boston Catherine (Kitty) Keller - Article Courtesy of:  BCLC Boston is one of America's oldest cities, with a rich economic and social history. As the Northeast region's hub, Boston is home to 617,594 residents, many institutions of higher education, some of the world's finest hospitals, and many cultural and professional sports organizations. Every year, millions of people visit Boston to take in its historic neighborhoods, attend cultural or … [Read more...]

“The Menino Effect” Economic Development 2011

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Supporting Businesses in Boston 2011 Article Courtesy of:  Boston Redevelopment Authority The Economic Development team created and retained over 4,600 jobs in nearly 100 companies in the industries of life science, green technology, industrial manufacturing, creative economy, and retail. In June in the Innovation District, the largest privately funded construction site in the nation broke ground.  The site will serve as Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ new headquarters.  The $800 million … [Read more...]

Boston Innovation District Masschallenge Finalists Announced

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Article Courtesy of: The Next Web & Courtney Boyd Myers MassChallenge announces the 26 finalists for its $1 million start-up prize A Note From John Harthorne of MassChallenge from MassChallenge on Vimeo.John Harthorne, Founder & CEO of MassChallenge, talks about the MassChallenge Awards Ceremony 2011. Taking place at the BCEC on Monday, October 24 at 6:00 PM, we will give away a total of $1M to high-impact, high-growth startups from around the world. At the forefront of excellence and … [Read more...]

Boston Innovation District – Sustainable Urban Design

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Case Study: The Boston Waterfront Innovation District This post is the third in a series of four entries that focuses on initiatives encouraging innovation through sustainable urban design. To read the previous entries: Centers, Cities, Clusters and Case Study: 22@Barcelona Innovation District. The American entrepreneur lives a life of unpredictability: When does work begin and end on a regular day? What is my next source of income? How do I make business connections? The Boston … [Read more...]

Seaport Innovation District – Vertex

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Boston-bound Vertex breaks ground on Fan Pier HQ By Brendan Lynch  |   Wednesday, June 22, 2011  |  http://www.bostonherald.com The Fallon Co. and Vertex Pharmaceuticals threw a lavish ground-breaking party on Fan Pier today for the largest commercial lease in the city’s history that promises 500 new biotech jobs. The ceremony marked the beginning of construction of Vertex’s new headquarters, as part of Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s Innovation District, after years of starts and … [Read more...]

Innovation District – Please Stay in Boston

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Forum addresses retaining workers in Mass. June 08, 2011|By Katie Johnston Chase, Globe Staff Business and political leaders last night tackled one of the major concerns facing employers and the state economy: Getting workers to move to Massachusetts and stay here. After dispensing with the issues largely out of employers’ control — cold winters, high living costs, limited hours of public transportation — Governor Deval Patrick, Mayor Thomas M. Menino, and others turned to making … [Read more...]

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