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Silicon Valley residents crave culture, study shows

Silicon Valley residents crave more culture, but the civic and political support doesn’t measure up, according to a survey released today. By David E. Early Mercury News For example, 95 percent of Silicon Valley residents...

An Economic Engine Nobody Had Imagined

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Twenty years ago this fading mill town faced its own mortality. The minimum-wage jobs stitching blue denims were disappearing fast and when Mayor Joe Knox convened the first meeting of a new...

Alliance for Montana’s Future Website online

The new Alliance website is now online http://www.montanasfuture.com/ and available to help promote and support the strengths and value of our Montana Higher Education Institutions. As the new motto states: "The Single Most Important Issue...

Alabama Creates Research Alliance to Spur Economic Development-Idaho Creates New Science and Technology Office

Gov. Don Siegelman announced the establishment of the Alabama Research Alliance, a partnership between among Alabama’s research universities, the business community and state government. In Government Technology The mission of the research alliance is to...

Training Transforms a Region’s Economy-The province of New Brunswick breathed new life into a dying economy by creating 20,000 new technology jobs and trained residents for them.

Situated along the Gulf of St. Lawrence in eastern Canada, the province of New Brunswick is blessed with forests of spruce and balsam fir, hillsides rich in copper, lead, and zinc, and offshore waters filled...

Foot-and-Mouth Disease Vaccine Available for Commercial Licensing

Is your company interested in licensing this technology for commercial development or do you know of a Montana company that would be interested? Technology Description: Agriculture Research Station researchers in Montana have developed a genetically...

Direct to you-In not-so-distant future, advertisers will use retinal scans, holographs to target individuals

Which of the following are real and which are science fiction? • An ATM that gives you access to your accounts by scanning your retinas. • A supermarket checkout counter that lets you pay for...

Family-owned businesses not necessarily family-friendly

A family-owned business might seem to be the best workplace for employees who care about balancing work and family life, but it isn’t necessarily so, says Dan Moshavi, assistant professor of management at Montana State...

MSU Research roundup-Prairie survey -Traveling mannequin-Sky appeal-Missing amphibians

Prairie survey Ten days of camping at a stretch. Awake with the birds before dawn and alert to the throaty call of leopard frogs at night. Sound like a dream job? In a way it...

High-tech sector growing fast -Even with 1,000 new jobs, state still ranks 50th.

The good news is Montana’s high-tech sector is growing faster than any other state’s, adding more than 1,000 jobs in 2001, according to Cyberstates 2002, a study conducted by the American Electronic Association. By Christina...

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