Missouri-based St. Louis University and Washington University recently announced plans for a joint venture innovation center, called COLLAB, in the Cortex Innovation Community, in St. Louis, Missouri. The 7,700 sq. ft. innovation center will offer education programs in cybersecurity, entrepreneurship, and other cutting-edge disciplines, while also fostering collaboration between academia and industry, with plans to hold events that bring together academic, business, civic and innovation officials.
“All regional tech hubs have strong universities that provide talent, generate research, and produce technologies that launch entrepreneurial companies and advance the regional economy,” said Dennis Lower, president and CEO of the Cortex Innovation Community. “The COLLAB is a powerful innovation focal point that will bring students, researchers, entrepreneurs and corporates together to propel Cortex and the region forward.
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