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Future Directions in Tech-Based Economic Development


Walter Plosila Walter Plosila
Vice President
Technology Partnership Practice, Battelle
Cleveland, OH

Recorded 5-25-05, 70 minutes

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1: Introduction

2: Introduction: Dr. Walter Plosila

3: About Battelle's Technology Partnership Practice

4: Status today of science and technology in economic development

5: Relationship between economic development and science & technology

6: About technology clusters

7: Role of talent, technology and capital

8: Key features of successful science and technology based economic development

9: Changing role of universities

10: Growth in importance of venture capital

11: Critical factors of scale and mass

12: Growth in importance of regions and intermediary organizations

13: The emerging issue of talent/talent pools

14: Metrics of science and technology in economic development

15: A look at the upcoming year at Battelle

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