The competition among countries around the world for attention for their innovation efforts, and to find corporate buyers for the intellectual property being developed in their universities, is heating up.
This week I came across the following sizzle reel from New Zealand’s KiwiNet, otherwise known as The Kiwi Innovation Network:
This is just a taste of what is coming…
A heated BATTLE is brewing among not just countries or regions, but cities too, as they all ratchet up their competition for public/private partnerships, publicity for existing local innovators, and to attract additional innovative people and businesses to their city, region, or country.
People are writing about Chicago struggling and Seattle surging for example.
One look at the Top 5 cities in the Seattle article link and you’ll quickly see the link.
What is your city, region or country doing to attract innovation talent?
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