Category Archives: Innovate

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Green Communities Thrive in Massachusetts

(Photo Courtesy of PV Squared in Greenfield, MA) Massachusetts is getting greener, and that is great news for the cities and towns across the Commonwealth seeking to cut energy costs that ultimately save taxpayer dollars. Just last week, state and local officials announced that 13 more municipalities received the state’s […]

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Massachusetts Launches Partnership to Connect Startups with Established Manufacturers

(Caption: Greentown Labs Executive Director Emily Reichert, Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone, Secretary of EOHED Gregory Bialecki, MassDevelopment CEO Marty Jones, Principal at Tyson Associates Mitch Tyson, and MassMEP Director of Operations Jack Healy) Photo Courtesy of Greentown Labs A new partnership between the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the advanced manufacturing industry, and the […]

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Massachusetts Life Sciences – Out of this World!

(Caption: Expedition 41 Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman of NASA)  Life science companies based in Massachusetts have a unique opportunity to send their research to outer space, thanks to the new Galactic Grant Competition announced this month at Boston’s Museum of Science. The first-in-the-nation competition is funded by the Massachusetts Life Sciences […]

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STRENGTHENING OUR GLOBAL TIES TO CREATE GROWTH & OPPORTUNITY IN MASSACHUSETTS

The Massachusetts Office of Trade & International Investment is hosting a forum today to discuss ways in which increased global engagement helps the Massachusetts economy grow. Featured speakers include Governor Deval Patrick, EOHED Secretary Greg Bialecki, MOITI Director Rich Elam, as well as CEOs from international companies and state and […]

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Governor Deval Patrick: Transition of State Government

Governor Deval Patrick unveiled his Transition of State Government initiative with a series of transition videos to help ensure a smooth passage from his administration to Governor-elect Charlie Baker. “Congratulations to the Governor-elect, Lieutenant Governor-elect and their team on winning the election,” Governor Patrick said. “Now it’s time to prepare […]

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Congratulations MassChallenge Class of 2014

The 5th annual MassChallenge Awards at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston’s Seaport District this week was an inspiring event from start to finish. Guest speakers included renowned entrepreneurs and innovators Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber Technologies and Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, as well […]

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Massachusetts Ranked First in Nation for Energy Efficiency Polices and Programs

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has ranked Massachusetts first in the nation for energy efficiency policies and programs in its annual state-by-state scorecard. This is the fourth straight year Massachusetts has led the nation in this coveted category. “We have treated efficiency as our first fuel because […]

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Massachusetts Celebrates Global Diaspora Week, October 12-17

How can immigrant communities in the United States work closely with their respective homelands to create entrepreneurial opportunities that benefit both places? That was the poignant theme of Global Diaspora Week (October 12-17), a national conversation organized by the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) […]

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