Technology-Based Economic Development Community of Practice

A Community of Practice increasing Economic Development Organizations’ capacity to engage in Technology-Based Economic Development

Operated by State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI) in partnership the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) with support from EDA.

About the TBED Community of Practice

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The Tech-Based Economic Development (TBED) Community of Practice builds the capacity of EDA grantees to achieve greater impacts for their regional innovation economies. SSTI’s work with the community emphasizes: identifying and distributing best practices in structuring, measuring and planning TBED initiatives; fostering community among grantees around types of TEBD activities and target audiences/technologies; and facilitating communication with external stakeholders, including funders, clients and partners.

Audience: EDOs working within EDA’s technology-based economic development investment priority 

For more information:

To register: TBED Community of Practice email signup

Contact: [email protected]


TBED CoP publications will be collated here as they become available.

Background Resources

Program Announcement