The Geography of Innovation

DOE Laboratories of the Future Workshop Series

The Geography of Innovation

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET

Purpose of Workshop: The next workshop in the DOE Laboratories of the Future workshop series will be focused on place-based innovation models – innovation districts, research parks, cluster associations, and open campuses. These models leverage existing research institutions, universities, and industries to establish clusters of innovation and spur regional economic development.



Dr. Anastastiia Konstantynova, Consultant on Clusters and Regional DevelopmentRegional Cluster Policy and Economic Development, European Case Studies 

Mr. Brian Darmody, CEO of the Association of University Research ParksU.S. Research Parks and Innovation Districts

Ms. Julie Wagner, President of The Global Institute on Innovation DistrictsRise and Evolution of Innovation Districts

Dr. Jonathan Gruber, Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream

Ms. Wendy Leonard, Open Campus Program Manager, Futures Division, Strategic Partnerships OfficeArmy Research Laboratory Open Campus Model