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EKU Business and Technology Accelerator Joins Estill Development Alliance, Chamber of Commerce in Irvine Facility

RICHMOND, Ky. – Business owners and entrepreneurs in Estill County now have another convenient resource to help them achieve their dreams.

Commerce's EDA Launches New Website to Accelerate Regional Innovation

Commerce's EDA Launches New Website to Accelerate Regional Innovation.

Starting Up America’s Innovation Engine

New White House Initiative Aims to Unleash America’s Entrepreneurial Potential

"Startup America" is a national campaign promoting entrepreneurship with new initiatives to encourage private sector investment in job-creating startups and small firms.

Where Good Ideas Come From

If you’ve got four minutes and want to have your mind blown, take a look at this entertaining (and educational) video from Steven Johnson, author of the book "Where Good Ideas Come From", which was just released recently.

Johnson brings a fresh perspective to examining how breakthrough ideas are formed.

What is an Innovation Consultant?

First, I like to think we help organizations rediscover their inner entrepreneur.

Second, we remind people about the future.

Third, we create a conduit for ideas.

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Silicon Hollow Association marketing Appalachia as high-tech

The Silicon Hollow Association has evolved from a series of forums and events supporting a growing IT industry cluster. The Silicon Hollow Association is a network of IT and computing science firms based in eastern and south central Kentucky. Our goal is to provide our clients with outstanding telecommunication services for their businesses.

ICC clients receive New Energy Ventures funds

Clients served by the Eastern Region Innovation and Commercialization Center, based at Eastern Kentucky University, are among those at the forefront of Kentucky’s efforts to become a national leader in energy technology and production.

ICC client receives National Science Foundation grant

The Eastern Region Innovation and Commercialization Center (ICC) at Eastern Kentucky University has announced that one of its clients, Quansor Corporation, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for $149,703.

The NSF awarded the SBIR Phase I award to the Richmond-based corporation for a real-time monitor to detect waterborne contaminants.

KY Cabinet for Economic Development's recently updated website

The Cabinet provides a wealth of services and information to give you the tools necessary to take your business to the next level.

The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development has unveiled its recently updated website at

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