What drives a knowledge economy?
In the Midstate, we focus on four key knowledge economy drivers:
Discovery and knowledge creation through research and innovation are essential ingredients for a robust next generation economy.
For a knowledge economy to be successful, an entrepreneur-friendly environment is essential. Entrepreneurs must feel comfortable cultivating, growing, and sustaining their ideas, products, and services in the Midstate.
It is important to not only attract new talent, but to retain top talent in the Midstate. Through knowledge, these individuals drive new ideas, innovation, and research.
Building industry collaboration in areas where the region already excels will create a greater advantage for the Midstate over other communities in the United States.