1. Berkshire Innovation Center Breaks Ground on Cutting-edge Facility

    Berkshire Innovation Center Breaks Ground on Cutting-edge Facility

    Steven Boyd isn’t just the president and board chairman of the Berkshire Innovation Center; he’s a true believer that the $13.8 million facility will be a game changer for the region’s manufacturing and life-sciences economy. “From a broad perspective, I’d say the center aims to support the legacy manufacturing base that has a long history of innovation here in the Berkshire region,” he told BusinessWest. “We’re an innovation center that is equal parts research and teaching institution and programming for private-sector businesses.”

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    1. The center aims to support and accelerate growth and innovation by providing access to state-of-the-art equipment like 3D printers and a microscopy suite, as well as conferencing and teaching facilities.
    2. One of the things that makes Cambridge so vibrant is all the new technology that's being researched or commercialized as a result of all the ideation happening at places like MIT.
    3. It's self-serving for businesses in that way.
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