Brookings Institute http://wesa.fm en Geography Of Innovation Shifting As Companies Seek More Collaborative Environments http://wesa.fm/post/geography-innovation-shifting-companies-seek-more-collaborative-environments <p>A recent report from the Brookings Institution shows that across the U.S. the geography of innovation is shifting dramatically, especially in larger cities. What is emerging are so-called innovation districts, geographic areas where companies, research institutions, start-ups and business incubators are located in close proximity.</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Deanna Garcia 30891 at http://wesa.fm Remaking Cities & the Future of Post-Industrial Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/remaking-cities-future-post-industrial-pittsburgh <p></p><p></p><p>Density, diversity, and networking. Author and <a href="http://www.brookings.edu">Brookings Institute</a> Vice President Bruce <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/experts/katzb">Katz </a>says thoughtful utilization of these terms have helped Pittsburgh thrive after the shock of an economic recession. He credits the city’s comeback to civic-minded citizens and policy makers who understood the power of a diverse economy, a dense business district and an effective team of networking leaders.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:37:56 +0000 Katherine Blackley 18295 at http://wesa.fm Remaking Cities & the Future of Post-Industrial Pittsburgh