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CIC Selects Eight Local Minority-Owned Startups for its Massachusetts Social Impact Program

Posted on Updated on February 15, 2024

Following a rigorous selection process, CIC, a global leader in cultivating innovation ecosystems, today proudly announced its eight selected startups for its transformative Massachusetts Social Impact Program.

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CIC St. Louis Announces Multi-Million Dollar Renovation to Upgrade its Shared and Private Lab Spaces in the Cortex Innovation District

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

CIC St. Louis unveils plans to renovate the Innovation Campus’s laboratories, as the opportunity for life science growth in the region scales. A joint investment with Cortex, CIC’s long term partner in St. Louis, the $2 million renovation will kick-off in February 2024 with a target completion of late Spring 2024. 

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New Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Report Finds Business Respondents Connect Culture-Based Workspace Decisions to Driving Business Success

Posted on Updated on January 24, 2024

As 86% of those involved in their organization’s workspace decisions agree that having the option to come into a physical office is beneficial for employees, this study highlights paradigm shifts as physical workspace, company culture, and business outcomes become more intertwined.

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St. Louis Inno: CIC St. Louis plans $2M renovation of its lab space

Posted on Updated on February 14, 2024

CIC St. Louis, which operates a campus in the Cortex Innovation District in the Central West End, said it plans a $2 million renovation of its laboratories there.

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St. Louis Today: CIC St. Louis to spend $2 million upgrading Cortex space

Posted on Updated on February 14, 2024

CIC St. Louis unveils plans to renovate the Innovation Campus’s laboratories, as the opportunity for life science growth in the region scales. A joint investment with Cortex, CIC will kick-off the $2 million renovation in February 2024 with a target completion of late Spring 2024

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HR Dive: Employers rethink the office, eyeing flexible spaces and short-term leases

Posted on Updated on February 15, 2024

Employers are now focusing on connection, collaboration and flexibility in physical work environments, a new report finds.

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The Boston Globe: A ‘refresh’ for one of Rhode Island’s top marketing firms

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

RDW Group, a well-known marketing firm in New England with almost 40 years of experience, has recently launched a brand refresh for 2024. Looking ahead to the future of marketing, Mahoney advises clients to navigate the shifting competitive landscape by staying attentive to the marketplace, understanding audience dynamics, and remaining visible. She anticipates that 2024 […]

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BostInno: Startup, innovation stories to watch in 2024

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

As we head into 2024, here are three storylines impacting the startup community that you should be following.

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The Business Journals Leadership Trust: Finish 2023 and start 2024 strong: For clients, your team and you

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

Review your key goals and metrics for 2023. How did you do? Are there unfinished projects? Now is the time to prioritize them or 

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Providence Business News: CIC Providence GM to lead innovation network’s New England region

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

CIC, a global leader in building and operating innovation ecosystems, has elevated Stacey Messier to the General Manager of New England. Messier joined CIC in March 2022 to lead CIC Providence, which has experienced impressive growth including the development of a dynamic offshore wind community.

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Providence Business News: Five Questions With: Stacey Messier

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

Her expanded role marks a significant milestone in CIC’s ongoing mission to support and accelerate the growth of innovative startups and enterprises throughout New England and around the world. Messier will deepen the connection between CIC’s New England-based Innovation Campuses with its global network and oversee growth in the region. 

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Nishitetsu Online Magazine: Behind the scenes of “Shin Fukuoka Building” redevelopment

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

The “Shin Fukuoka Building” is scheduled to open in the spring of 2025. Redevelopment is currently underway with the concept of a “Creative Crossroads” created with the aim of becoming a place full of creativity and diversity, where new ideas can be inspired.

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Providence Business News: Despite failures, landlords still see future in coworking spaces

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

WeWork’s bankruptcy raises questions about its impact on downtowns. Stacey Messier of Cambridge Innovation Center Providence believes the flexible office model “continues to rise in popularity.”

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BostInno: Former Mass transportation secretary Jamey Tesler to lead new Mobility Innovation Hub

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

Yet another innovation hub is coming to Kendall Square! This one will focus on mobility, instead of the neighborhood’s traditional focus on life sciences.  

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The Boston Globe: Jamey Tesler, former transportation chief, gets keys to startup effort

Posted on Updated on February 6, 2024

Former state transportation secretary Jamey Tesler is set to lead the Massachusetts Mobility Innovation Hub, opening in Cambridge next year in a CIC shared workspace.

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