Innovative Region


According to a Heinz Endowments Report, the geographic clustering of people, companies, and institutions is a powerful mechanism for transferring and augmenting personal knowledge quickly. Sharing knowledge, skills, and experience is simply easier when the components of the learning network are in the same place. [7]

[7] Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance & Innovation Works, Inc. (1999), Innovative Regions: The Importance of Place and Networks in the Innovative Economy, Heinz Endowments.