|Award Category:||Place + Innovation|
|Project Site:||Public-Private Partnership Driving Inclusive Innovation|
|Submitted By:||Urban Innovation21|
Urban Innovation21 formerly known as the The Pittsburgh Central Keystone Innovation Zone (PCKIZ) is a consortium of higher education institutions, businesses, government agencies and community organizations, collaborating to grow our regions innovation economy while simultaneously connecting disconnect communities and populations. Urban Innovation21
orchestrates a combination of placed based organizations: tax incentives, entrepreneurial resources, educational and internship programs, networking events. Urban Innovation21’s goal is to multiply technology and economic development activities, creating economic sustainability while transforming some of our regions underresourced communities.