Major Projects: Embrace Wide Open Rural Spaces
30 Sep 2022
Visitors to Montana know the state’s nickname of “Big Sky Country” is well deserved. The state’s rural setting and wide open spaces, aside from being scenic, factored into the recent decision-making process of an international industrial company. The result was an economic development plum for the state.
Hyundai chose Bozeman as the location for its New Horizons Studio, a research, development, and lab center focused on the evolution of ultimate mobility vehicles (UMV), which can travel over terrains challenging for conventional ground vehicles. The facility is being developed at Montana State University’s Innovation Campus.
Albuquerque-based BayoTech Inc. expects to build a half-dozen hydrogen hubs in five different states next year, marking the company’s first major foray into commercial markets for its compact mobile hydrogen generators. The company, which launched in 2015, has spent seven years fully developing its generating technology, which it originally...
The Role of Education in Talent AttractionSep 19 2022
“Education is now the #1 economic priority,” according to Don Gilman, CEO of Ignite College and Career Academy in Georgia. In the past, most economic development organizations focused their efforts on creating jobs and capital investment. Today, the pandemic’s “Great Resignation,” coupled with the high level of Baby Boomers retiring,...
ConocoPhillips Small Biz BuilderSep 14 2022
ConocoPhillips has partnered with LiftFund and local community organizations to provide a three-week program to help Permian Basin entrepreneurs develop and grow their business. https://www.conocophillips.com/conocophillips-small-biz-builder/