Ga. Tech and business need each other!

It’s always nice to be thought about from afar.

“…As Milwaukee’s business leaders began searching in earnest this year for cities to emulate – cities with competitive economies and international perspective – their attention kept returning to Atlanta, one of the nation’s boomtowns…” Full story from

It seems that the “higher world” of academics and the “other world” of business and commerce need each other. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that tapping the talents of both worlds is a key to the development of new companies – new start up companies that have an extra foot in the door and competitive edge.

“…Hodges ranks among the advocates of an approach that India and China have taken to heart. Universities with an entrepreneurial spirit that integrate their research programs into their regional economies can spawn patents, new companies and commerce…”

And interesting article to read.

1 Comment so far

  1. Tony Mc (unregistered) on November 15th, 2005 @ 3:54 pm

    That’s right because all cities want to become overcrowded and have the nation’s best traffic.

    But Milwaukee will never be a true Chocolate City like “My ATL.”

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