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Monday, July 17, 2017Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting
What is A-State Innovate?
The Arkansas State University Innovation System (A-State Innovate) is an entrepreneur’s ecosystem where creativity comes to life. By integrating innovation, support for start-ups, technology transfer and a portfolio of partnerships with businesses and communities, A-State Innovate offers opportunities for entrepreneurs interested in connecting to business resources and helps bring ideas to the marketplace.  History of Innovation & Higher Education  Over the last two decades, the majority of job creation in the United States has occurred in young, startup companies. From breakthroughs in medicine and genetics to clean technologies, social media, or education technologies, innovation is becoming a more critical part of all of the products and services available today. While the United States remains the global leader in innovation and entrepreneurship, there is constant competition from around the world to maintain that leadership.  As global competition continues to grow, it is critical that the institutions driving innovation improve their ability to develop products and services with market relevance and economic value. Historically, a large portion of America’s investments in innovative companies have been centered in the metropolitan regions. However, universities outside of these areas are now leading the charge to model new entrepreneurial ecosystems. These entrepreneurship...  More >>

Monday, July 17, 2017 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Grand Opening for A-STATE Innovate
219 S. Church St.
Jonesboro, AR  72401

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