Join the NLC and program leaders from the U.S. EDA's Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for a July 24 informational webinar to discuss leveraging the 2018 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) grants.
Join the National League of Cities' (NLC) and program leaders from the U.S. Economic Development Administration's (EDA) Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for a July 24 informational webinar to discuss how communities can leverage the 2018 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) grants to support entrepreneurship- and technology-based economic development strategies.
The EDA’s 2018 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Grant Program is accepting applications through August 29. The RIS program is a catalytic national grant program focused on regional capacity-building via entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.
In partnership with and support from Schmidt Futures, the NLC’s Innovation Ecosystem Program, helps city leaders promote innovation, entrepreneurship and STEM education through partnerships with businesses, colleges and universities, foundations, entrepreneurs, school districts and community-based organizations. Within the initiative’s first year, the NLC will bring together a new group of cities that have made specific commitments to strengthen their regional innovation ecosystems. To find out more about this program, please contact Scott Andes at Andes@nlc.org or 877-827-2385
Webinar Details: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT Visit the event site to register for the webinar.