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2016


September 2016 InBrief

Economic Impact Award Winners Announced, Lowest Unemployment Rate in MA in 15 years, Funding for 3-D Printing & More!


July 2016 InBrief

Support for Manufacturing workforce development, Largest financing in agriculture technology, International Business Development Opportunity for MA Life Sciences Companies & More!


June 2016 InBrief

MassTAG program announced, Expansions from Florida and Texas, MA on the Road, National and International Summits & More!


May 2016 InBrief

Co-working, Tech, and Health Expansions, June Conferences, Positive Boston Rankings & More!


April 2016 InBrief

April Showers Bring…Early June Annual Conference on MA & the Global Economy, Expansion Booming Outside of Greater Boston, Sharing Innovation Stories, Small Business Report & More!


March 2016 InBrief

New Digital Health Incubator, Manufacturing Challenge, Tech and Brewery Expansions, Index of Massachusetts Innovation Economy Released, Flight Booking Apps, Innovation Forum at WPI, and More!


February 2016 InBrief

Still Time to Nominate a New MA Company for Corporate Welcome Reception, Incubator and Innovation Lab for Collaboration, Wearable Tech Growth, Baker-Polito Administration Activity, and More!


January 2016 InBrief

GE is coming to Boston, Strong Jobs Numbers in MA, Call for Incubator/Co-Working Spaces, and More!


2015


November/December 2015 InBrief

Assessing the transportation system, Breaking records for VC funding, Tax incentives for 17 company projects, Partnering Education and Business, and More!


October 2015 InBrief

eClinical Works among expanding companies in MA, celebrating innovative startups, MA is #1 in the U.S. in student performance on standardized exams, get your Economic Impact Awards tickets, weigh in on locating businesses in MA & more


September 2015 InBrief

Economic Impact Awards Finalists Reception, Help Shape MA Economic Policy, New Head of Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, MA Income Levels on the Rise & More 


August 2015 InBrief

Economic Impact Awards finalists announced, year round food market opens, MA economy outpacing U.S. economy, increased activity at Logan Airport  & more


July 2015 InBrief

New federal and state funding, 10th straight month of job gains, momentum building for MassRobotics & more


June 2015 InBrief

Irish tech co. selects Taunton as HQ, Convening of Economic Development Cabinet Secretariats, 9 Straight Months of Job Gains & More


May 2015 InBrief

State-wide funding for water projects, two new co-working spaces, lowest unemployment rate since 2008, search for new Massachusetts slogan & more


April 2015 InBrief

April Showers Bring…strength for small businesses and middle markets, entrepreneurial hub tour in Western MA, funding for new apps and medical devices & more


March 2015 InBrief

Spring welcomes warmer weather, strong job numbers, Boston Olympics economic analysis, entrepreneurship in the Pioneer Valley, & more


February 2015 InBrief

Welcoming new companies to MA, international and domestic moves, closing the workforce-skills gap, “award season” for trade and startups, health funding & more


January 2015 InBrief

Olympic pitch materials released, robots are on the move, and 2015 starts strong with job growth & more


2014


November/December 2014 InBrief

Shire, Aspen & others expanding,  tech funding, direct flights to Israel and Mexico City & more


October 2014 InBrief

Celebrating expansions and innovative startups, economy shifts as “Baby Boomers” retire, conferences on tourism, real estate and regional economic opportunities & more


September 2014 InBrief

Baxter is moving to MA, co-working spaces are growing, mobile apps are booming, international partnerships are being fostered & more

 


July/August 2014 InBrief

Expansion along Life Sciences Corridor, Hospital and Community Funding, Biotech Boom & more.


June 2014 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: MassChallenge, Agero, Sobi, InsightSquared, Carbonite, Pfizer, AccuRounds, Artiac, Coherent Path, Whoop and more.


April 2014 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Lab Central, PlumChoice, Radaris, Cengage Learning, Atlas Devices, Neurovance, Placester, FloDesign Sonics, Netprospex, SilverRail and more.


March 2014 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies:Leaf, Xenetic BioSciences, Wayfair, Twitter, Cambridge Innovation Center, Cloud Bees, Sage Therapeutics, VoltDB, Persimmon, OwnCLoud, Actifio, Northeastern University, Rogers Corp., Emirates Airlines, NinePoint Medical, and more.


February 2014 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Canal Toys, Carbonite, Wegmans, Cryogenetics, VMTurbo, Azuki Systems, Insulet, Portugal Ventures, BlueConic, Kronos, Moontoast, Cybereason, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Quinn Popcorn, DataXu, Newlans, and more.


January 2014 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Cohealo, Constant Contact, Hydroid, Menck Windows, Halifax Biomedical Inc, SofTech, Inc., Leaf, Aereo, UTest, ImmuneXcite, Mendix, Virtusa Corp. and more.

 


2013


November-December 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Tripadvisor, Skanska, BlackBoard, Loop, UMass, ImmunoGen, PixarBio Corporation, DraftKings, Care.com, Terrafugia, Infinio, and SipliVity.


October 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Ipsen, Genzyme, Boston Biomedical Associates, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, TJX, Samuels & Associates, Arch Therapeutics, Pursway, Olympus NDT NE, Inc, Connelly Partners


September 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Iron Mountain, PricewaterhouseCoopers, New Balance, Smarter Travel and FlipKey, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Stackdriver, Genzyme, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, Massachusetts eHealth Institute and more.


July 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Vistaprint, ZS Genetics, Boston Biomedical, Boston Scientific,Massachusetts Port Authority, The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, TripAdvisor, Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, The Boston Redevelopment Authority, Alcresta, SynapDx Corp., and more.


June 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: PoroGen Corporation, Bolt, Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, Massachusetts Port Authority, Z-Medica, CarMax, iRobot,Cisco Systems, Ava 500, Raytheon, CareCloud, Boston Symphony Orchestra, CustomMade, and more. 


May 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Granite Telecom, VeliQ, Intuit Inc., Materion Barr Precision Optics & Thin Film Coatings, Glasgow, BioOutsource, National Grid, Baylis Medical, VMTurbo, Karyopharm Therapeutics, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Overture Networks, iRobo, Extreme Reach, and more.


April 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Cydan LLC, Kadant, UMass Lowell, and Hemarina.April InBrief 2013


March 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: CareCloud, Libratone, TechSandBox, CTA Boston, Zappix, and Wegmans.


February 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Columbia Tech, Leica BioSystems, Johnson & Johnson, UMass Lowell and Suffolk Construction.


January 2013 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: E-Ink, Hamilton Storage Technologies, Collegium Pharmaceuticals Inc., The Boston Redevelopment Authority, and Unum.


2012


December 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: BioSurplus, Promedior, Fiksu, ReproCELL and Cambridge Consultants.


November 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: ConforMIS, Rectrix, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Cubist Pharmaceuticals and PoroGen.


October 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Actifio, ARGO Medical Supplies, Medical Information Technologies, UMass Lowell and NxStage Medical.


September 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Cadd Edge Inc., Algeta, Meditech, Alacrita and Xylem.


August 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Aveska, World Energy Solutions, NextWorth Solutions, Catalina Marketing, Sequence Inc. and PCI LLC.


July 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Paypal Media Network, Siemens Industry Inc., Dana Farber Cancer Institute, ReThink Robotics, and H3 Biomedicine.


June 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, PerkinElmer, Edward Jones, EnergySavvy and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.


May 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., MountainOne Financial Partners, Organogenesis and Promedior, Inc.


March-April 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Welch’s, Nippon Express USA, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Red Hat and Arbor Networks.


February 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: lifeIMAGE, Mathworks Inc., Public Consulting Group, Netwatch and Appalachian Press.


January 2012 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Genzyme, Thing 5 LLC, Verivo Software, ZMags and Kronos Inc.


2011


November-December 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: EXEL Inc., HealthSouth, Airvanna Inc., Fidelity Information Services, Environmental Chemical Corp. and Invivo Therapeutics Holding Corp.


October 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Forester Research Inc., The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Avaya, Wegmans and Biogen Idec, Inc.


September 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Pfizer, E Ink Corp, Eliza Corporation, Nexamp, Cathartes, Living Proof Inc. and Dyax Corporation.


July 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Pegasystems Inc, Movik Networks Inc, BuyWithMe Inc, IDBS and FLEXcon.


June 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: General Dynamics Corp, CSX Transportation, GT Solar International Inc, Engerera and 1366 Technologies Inc.


May 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Gemvara Inc, St. Vincent Hospital, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, East Coast Offshore Fabrication LLCand  Acme Packet.


April 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: BNY Mellon, NFI Interactive Logistics, Organogenesis Inc, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Spire Corp.


March 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Epizyme Inc, American Seafood Exchange, Vbrick Systems Inc, Lonza Biologics and Navinet Inc.


February 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: EMD Serono, Satcon Technology Corp, Moms and Jobs, Pfizer, the New England Venture Capital Association and CSX Transportation.


January 2011 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Technology Sale Leads, United States Biological Corporation, UMass Dartmouth, Ranor Inc, Heartland Robotics and General Dynamics.


2010


December 2010 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Nutter McClennan & Fish, Home Depot, Progress Software Corp and Smith & Wesson.


October-September 2010 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Accumen Solutions, Dassault Systemes, New York Life, Organogenesis and Cubist Pharmaceuticals.


August 2010 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Jessica’s Brick Oven, WiTricity Corp, Nuclea Biotechnologies LLC, Northeast Biodiesel, Suntron Corporation and Coca-Cola Company.


July 2010 InBrief

Featuring Economic Growth Stories about MA Companies: Shire, Sanofi-Aventis, SensAble Technologies, Genzyme, A123 Systems and Netezza Corp.