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Massachusetts, America’s Most Innovative State

Massachusetts has again topped the State Technology & Science Index as the Number One innovation economy in the United States. The index, issued annually by the Milken Institute, measured five categories in the rankings: human capital investment; risk capital and entrepreneurial infrastructure; research and development inputs; technology concentration and dynamism; […]

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Massachusetts Supports Community-Based Innovation Programs

(Photo: Greentown Labs in Somerville)  The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced a coordinated grant funding round to support community-based innovation and entrepreneurship in municipalities across Massachusetts. The $1.175 million funding round includes grants to support physical workspaces that launch new businesses at the local level, as well as new funding for […]

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Governor Baker Signs Economic Development Legislation in Massachusetts

Today, Governor Charlie Baker signed comprehensive economic development legislation into law, providing up to $1 billion in new investments in communities, workforce training, and innovation across Massachusetts, and deepening the state’s economic competitiveness. The new economic development law, An Act Relative to Job Creation and Workforce Development (H. 4569), advances […]

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Governor Baker Signs Comprehensive Energy Diversity Legislation in Massachusetts

This week, Governor Charlie Baker signed comprehensive energy diversity legislation into law at the State House with Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, legislative leaders, and energy and environment stakeholders. Proponents hailed it as a continued effort to stabilize electric rates, ensure a diversified energy portfolio for the Commonwealth, and embrace advanced […]

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