Pittsburgh's steady approach

Sunday, February 19, 2006

Pittsburgh is an old economy town that is moving slowly and steadily to build a new economic foundation based on innovation.

This type of transition takes time and patience. (The same type of patience the Rooney family has shown with the Pittsburgh Steelers.) Here's an overview of what is happening in Pittsburgh. Read more.

Recently, Google decided to open a local engineering and research office near the Carnegie Mellon campus. That decision provides important evidence that the strategy is working.

In addition, the Heinz Endowments have made a new commitment to their Innovation Economy Programs. The new head of this program wants to take a fresh look at their economic development programs. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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