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RECORDING - IASP WEBINAR: "The governance of innovation environments"

Document type:
60.00 €
  1. Authors
    Paul Krutko
  2. Publication date
    April 2018
  3. Number of pages

Free for IASP members!

In this webinar, Paul Krutko CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK and IASP International Chairman, explores the governance of an innovation environments and the important elements in design for a future of sustainable development using case studies from Ann Arbor SPARK, Michigan (USA).

The urban location of most science parks and areas of innovation is a key element of their identity. They have developed links and collaborations with their cities, sometimes over long periods of time, and they support their innovation policy to foster growth and employment. In a context of sustainable transition, how can STPs/AOIs play a pivotal role in the emergence of sustainable transitional projects and in the coordination of the different players of their community?

In his role as CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK, Paul Krutko leads the organization’s efforts to expand the regional economy through initiatives to support entrepreneurs and early stage companies accelerating their growth to full potential. 

Paul has nearly four decades of economic and community expertise. He led San Jose, California's economic development efforts in Silicon Valley where he served as chief development officer. Paul founded Peloton Development, a consultancy devoted to advising businesses and municipal, regional, state and national governments on economic development and climate prosperity strategies and on creating high performing economic development leaders and teams.  Paul was responsible for downtown development under Mayor Michael White in Cleveland and Mayor John Delaney in Jacksonville Florida.

He earned a Bachelor of Urban Planning and Design degree from the University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture and Art. In addition to his responsibilities as SPARK CEO, Paul Krutko was honored to serve as chair of the preeminent professional economic development organization in the world, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).  He was designated an Honorary Life Member of IEDC in 2013. 

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