Cleveland announced an ‘innovation district’ during a pandemic. What challenges are there?

Story cites Cincinnati's own innovation district, which is anchored by the University of Cincinnati

A newly announced Cleveland Innovation District represents a trend in the academic and business world that boosts start-up and business development in cities worldwide by outlining a physical area for investment and collaboration, reports.

Cincinnati's own innovation district, anchored by the University of Cincinnati, is cited in the story.

The Cincinnati Innovation District was unveiled in March 2020 by Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted along with a 10-year plan to create more than 15,000 STEM graduates, $2 billion dollars in research and real estate development by JobsOhio and the state.

As described in the story, innovation districts are a combination of existing buildings and potential future investments in offices, venture labs, storefronts and other physical spaces. Read the full story.

Featured image at top of Cleveland skyline/Rich Exner,