Category Archives: Innovate

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Massachusetts Announces $1.9 Million for Collaborative Workspaces

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $1,892,910 in grants to 31 organizations to strengthen community-based innovation and entrepreneurship in 22 Massachusetts communities through the Collaborative Workspace Program. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined MassDevelopment President and CEO Lauren Liss, Worcester City Manager Ed Augustus, and WorcLab Executive Director and Board Chairman Larry […]

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Massachusetts Export Expo Examines Latest Tariff Policy and Export Sanctions

Nearly 300 trade professionals, business leaders and government officials attended Mass Export Center’s annual  Export Expo on December 13 at the Massachusetts Transportation Building in Boston to learn the latest news on exports, tariffs and policy issues. Massachusetts Export Director Paula Murphy said some of the hot button issues this […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Releases “Partnerships for Growth” Economic Development Plan

Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, Representative Ann-Margaret Ferrante and members of the Economic Development Planning Council gathered in the Great Hall at the Massachusetts State House to officially release the economic development plan for the Commonwealth entitled Partnerships for Growth: […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $10+ Million for Dam and Seawall Projects in Massachusetts

Willet Pond Spillway (Photo courtesy of Neponset River Watershed Association) The Baker-Polito Administration today announced over $10.2 million in grants to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering or construction phase support for seven dam repair projects, […]

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MASSECON ‘IMPACT’ AWARDS HONOR 15 MASSACHUSETTS COMPANIES

MassEcon recently honored 15 enterprising companies from across the commonwealth with its 16th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, recognizing the outstanding contributions of investment, job growth, facility expansion, and community involvement in the Bay State. Tanglewood, located in Lenox, Massachusetts, also received a Community Impact Award for its Linde […]

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Massachusetts Awards $3.6 Million in Grants for Recycling, Composting and Waste Reduction

To celebrate America Recycles Day on Friday, November 15, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $3.6 million in Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) grants to 54 communities, regional groups and non-profit groups. The grants, ranging from $3,000 to $300,000, are designed to increase the diversion, reuse, composting and recycling of materials in […]

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Massachusetts Awards $250,000 in Cybersecurity Awareness Grant to 94 Municipalities and Public Schools

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is awarding $250,000 in grants to 94 municipalities and public school districts to provide cybersecurity awareness training for 42,000 employees across the state. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Secretary of Technology Services and Security Curt Wood joined legislative, municipal and public school officials at Worcester City […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Over $5.2 Million in New Advanced Manufacturing Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration announced two new grants totaling over $5.2 million from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2) to support the development of new advanced manufacturing technologies across the state. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the new funding at an event hosted at the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center […]

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