Secretary Gregory Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
The Patrick-Murray Administration partnered with The Boston Foundation on Thursday, May 29th to kick off the Foundation’s FY2011 John LaWare Leadership Forum series, which will focus on job growth and long term economic prosperity.
This first in the series, held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, explored the most collaborative and innovative opportunities for Massachusetts to compete for and leverage federal funds. Speakers included Doug Borchard of New Profit, Undersecretary of Housing and Community Develoment Tina Brooks, and Sarah Slaughter of MIT.
You can read more about the forum from Rob Gavin of the Boston Globe here.
MassIT & New Urban Mechanics Live Stream: How to Pitch Your Innovation to Gov posted on Sep 12
On August 21, 2014, MassIT announced a first-of-its-kind MassIT Government Innovation Competition, with a $50,000 prize for the winning project. To support potential applicants to the competition, MassIT and the Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics hosted a live stream broadcast on September 2nd, …Continue Reading MassIT & New Urban Mechanics Live Stream: How to Pitch Your Innovation to Gov
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Welcomes Inaugural Innovation Fellows posted on Sep 3
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Innovation Fellows (CMIF) Program, inspired by the White House’s Presidential Innovation Fellowship Program, is designed to cultivate an innovative culture in state agencies, attract and retain talent, and obtain highly qualified leaders who can tackle complex, high-impact challenges. The program was …Continue Reading Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Welcomes Inaugural Innovation Fellows
MassIT Government Innovation Competition Engages Startups posted on Sep 2
According to the Journal of High Technology Management “innovation” is something “original” and “new,” which “breaks into the market or society.” On August 21, 2014, The Patrick Administration announced a new government innovation competition to leverage MassChallenge’s $1 million start-up competition, with a goal of helping …Continue Reading MassIT Government Innovation Competition Engages Startups