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The Role of Cities in Cultivating Silicon Valley Innovation

The post, “Big Idea 2014: Goodbye Silicon Valley, Hello Silicon Cities” caught our attention. Bruce Katz, the author of the post and a vice president at the Brooking Institution, takes the position that while Silicon Valley has delivered stellar innova…
me from an Innovation District. Perhaps the Brookings Institute would be interested in a guest pos http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/01/role-cities-cultivating-silicon-valley-innovation

The Rise of Innovation Districts: A New Geography of Innovation in America Part 1 — How Fremont Fits into the New Framework

It’s good to be ahead of the curve on an emerging trend — which is where Fremont finds itself just as a major new research paper has been released by the Brookings Institution related to Innovation Districts. The report validates the fact that Fremont’s I…
new research paper has been released by the Brookings Institution related to Innovation Districts.…haping the new Innovation Districts. In the Brookings report http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/06/rise-innovation-districts-new-geography-innovation-america-part-1-how-fremont-fits-new-framework

Exploring Innovation Districts Part 2: Defining Assets and Best Practices for Implementation

On Monday, we dove into the new Innovation District report from the Brookings Institute authored by Bruce Katz and Julie Wagner — specifically looking at the prototypes and forces that are shaping the new Innovation Districts. Today, we are diving even de…
the new Innovation District report from the Brookings Institute authored by Bruce Katz and Julie W…itition that have been ignited by the Brookings Institute research on Innovation Districts. http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/06/exploring-innovation-districts-part-2-defining-assets-and-best-practices-implementation

Part I: America’s Advanced Industries: The Backbone of Innovative, Sustained Economic Growth in the U.S.

In the midst of rising uncertainty about the health and long-term stability of our nation’s economy, a new study from the Brookings Institution on America’s Advanced Industries finds that a renewed and sustained investment in this sector is what’s going t…
a new study from the Brookings Institution on America http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/03/part-i-americas-advanced-industries-backbone-innovative-sustained-economic-growth-us

What do Fremont, CA & Sheffield, England have in common? Innovation District Strategies Rooted in Advanced Manufacturing

Recently the two of us traveled to Sheffield, England to explore an intriguing question: Can a city and metropolis apply the innovation district model to advanced manufacturing? The answer is a resounding yes.
atz and Kelly Kline originally posted on the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program website on March…he answer is a resounding yes. In June 2014 Brookings published The Rise of Innovation Districts http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/04/what-do-fremont-ca-sheffield-england-have-common-innovation-district-strategies-rooted-advanced-manufacturing

Part III: “Future-Proofing” America’s Advanced Industries: It All Starts at the Local/Regional Level

Over the past several weeks, we’ve provided our thoughts on the Brookings Institution’s latest report that analyzes the state of America’s advanced industries, covering everything from the impact of this vital sector in driving sustained economic growth i…
ve provided our thoughts on the Brookings Institution… Brookings notes that decades of offshoring have contri…working facility. Brookings concludes their report by emphasizing the ne http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/05/part-iii-future-proofing-americas-advanced-industries-it-all-starts-localregional-level

Brookings Metro Program Partners with Fremont, CA on Advanced Industries Symposium

It’s been five years since the venture capitalist Marc Andreessen quipped that “software is eating the world,” meaning that all of the digital tools and platforms needed to transform industries through software finally worked and were doing that. To prove…
Kelly Kline and Bruce Katz was posted on the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program website on Febru http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/02/brookings-metro-program-partners-fremont-ca-advanced-industries-symposium

Forgotten rustbelts are giving the United States a new competitive edge by turning into hotspots of innovation

New models for innovation sometimes come from unlikely places, as the authors of "The Smartest Places on Earth" chronicle in their thought-provoking book released this week. Takes From Silicon Valley East brings you this preview.
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/03/forgotten-rustbelts-are-giving-united-states-new-competitive-edge-turning-hotspots-innovation

A Quick Comparison of Different Models of Innovation to Spur Economic Growth

Last month, the Brookings Institution published a report written by Scott Andes titled How Firms Learn. In the report, Andes examined how companies innovate and what cities can do to foster greater innovation. He analyzed the manufacturing sector and th…
the Brookings Institution published a report written by Sc… Brookings.com http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/06/quick-comparison-different-models-innovation-spur-economic-growth

Advanced Industries Update: A Mixed Picture of Progress

City, metropolitan area, and state leaders across the country continue to look for ways to re-energize the American economy and make it work better for more people. One way they are doing that is by looking to expand the nation’s advanced industries. A…
was originally published on the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program website on Augus…anced industries. As defined and tracked by Brookings over the last few years http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/08/advanced-industries-update-mixed-picture-progress