Building the Arkansas innovation economy : summary of a symposium [E-Book] / Charles W. Wessner, rapporteur ; Committee on Competing in the 21st Century: Best Practice in State and Regional Innovation Initiatives, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council of the National Academies.
Wessner, Charles W., (contributor)
Washington, District of Columbia : National Academies Press, [2012]
1 online resource (186 pages) : illustrations
9780309266444 (e-book)
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Table of Contents:
  • Proceedings
  • DAY 1 Session I: The Global Challenge and the Opportunity for Arkansas
  • The Innovation Imperative: Global Best Practices
  • Innovation Infrastructure at the State and Regional Level: Some Success Stories
  • Innovation and Commericalization Success in Oklahoma
  • California's Innovation Challenges and Opportunities
  • Evolution of Innovation in Arkansas
  • Session II: Cluster Opportunities for Arkansas
  • Arkansas and the New Energy Economy
  • Federal-State Synergies
  • The Wind Energy Industry in Arkansas: An Innovation Ecosystem
  • DAY 2 Session I: The State of Technology and Innovation in Arkansas
  • Session II: Cluster Opportunities for Arkansas (continued)
  • Research in Advanced Power Electronics: Status and Vision
  • Regional Initiation Clusters (RIC)
  • Agriculture and Food Processing
  • Information Technology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Session III: Federal and State Programs and Synergies
  • The Role of the Economic Development Administration
  • Initiatives of the Manufacturing Extension Program
  • University-Industry Partnerships
  • University-Federal Government Partnerships
  • From University Research to Start-ups: Building Deals for Arkansas
  • Session IV: Universities and Regional Growth
  • Arkansas STEM Coalition Activities
  • State Initiatives for Research Funding and Their Role in Economic Development
  • Session V: Arkansas R&D Capacity: Universities, Research Labs, and Science Parks
  • Infrastructure for High-Performance Computing
  • Research Parks in Arkansas
  • Understanding the Battelle Study
  • Appendix A: Agenda
  • Agenda B: Participants List
  • Apendix C: Bibliography.