Innovation

ESI’s Webinar Series on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Industry

May 1, 2020 / Comments Off on ESI’s Webinar Series on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Industry

In late April, Econsult Solutions Inc. hosted a webinar series on critical issues facing the higher education sector. When these five sessions were first conceived and scheduled, of course no one could have predicted that a global pandemic would bring travel and economy to a halt, disrupt all social and commercial activity, and leave every […]

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The Case for an Arts Cluster

October 4, 2019 / Comments Off on The Case for an Arts Cluster

Perhaps the most prominent historical example of arts as a local economic cluster is Renaissance Florence. The arts in Florence during the Renaissance period served as a hub for painting, sculpture, and architecture. While supported by demand in the local area through endowments and patronage, arts production was a prominent commercial activity. Final demand for […]

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VP and Director Steve Wray Presents at Westchester Biotech Project’s Virtual Roundtable

November 28, 2018 / Comments Off on VP and Director Steve Wray Presents at Westchester Biotech Project’s Virtual Roundtable

On November 14, ESI VP and Director Steve Wray presented at Westchester Biotech Project’s Virtual Roundtable: Building the Westchester Biotech Cluster, Innovation Cluster Development in a Dynamic Environment. Wray, a leader in innovation cluster development, shared an in-depth explanation of clusters and their role in today’s economy. Tradable clusters, those that concentrate in geographic regions […]

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The Takeaways from BIO Convention 2016

June 21, 2016 / Comments Off on The Takeaways from BIO Convention 2016

The best of the life science and biotechnology industries can be seen at the annual Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) Convention. This massive venue brings in large companies and start-ups, as well as academic institutions and representatives from national and local governments from across the globe. Some 30 American states hosted pavilions or sent delegations, and […]

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University City Science Center: An Economic Catalyst for Greater Philadelphia

June 15, 2016 / Comments Off on University City Science Center: An Economic Catalyst for Greater Philadelphia

University City Science Center has been supporting technological innovation, job growth, and the entrepreneurial spirit over the past several decades. With programs and space to support businesses at all stages of development, the Science Center makes immense economic impacts in the region. Econsult Solutions and the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia analyzed the impact the […]

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Old City, New Look

May 20, 2016 / Comments Off on Old City, New Look

Old City District in Philadelphia has long been a tourist destination for American history lovers. With 4.3 million annual visitors to the Independence National Historic Park and the recent honor of being named America’s first World Heritage City, Old City has solidified itself a top historic landmark in the U.S. While this deep rooted history […]

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