Aimed at making the US more globally competitive and strengthening national security, the Tech Hubs program represents a significant investment of federal funds to catalyze technological advances and drive job creation in high-potential regions. Read more about the October 2023 announcement of the Phase 1 winners in Luke Shuffield’s latest post.
In February 2020, TIP was engaged by Greater Fort Wayne, Inc., to create Allen County Together (ACT), a 10-year economic development strategic plan for Fort Wayne-Allen County, Indiana. We recently followed up with Ellen Cutter, the organization’s Chief Economic Development Officer, to check on progress to date on ACT and learn more about the region’s innovation initiatives.
Communities across the US stand to benefit from monitoring the progress of the recently announced Regional Technology and Innovation Hubs program and formulating applications as the program moves forward. Administered by the EDA, this federal funding initiative focuses on expanding innovation beyond the current handful of successful high-tech centers.