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Hawaii Innovation Initiative

Innovation Initiative

The Sky Is Not the Limit

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The University of Hawai‘i’s outstanding research is the focus of a special tabloid insert in the January 11 issue of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

“The Sky Is Not the Limit” highlights the University of Hawai‘i Innovation Initiative or HI². This plan to develop Hawai‘i’s research industry is important to the economic future of the state, generating significant investment, while supporting existing businesses and creating thousands of well paying jobs. (Cover image courtesy Oahu Publications)

Building Hawai‘i’s Innovation Economy

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In 2011, the University of Hawai‘i partnered with the National Academies Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy to convene a major conference to build Hawai‘i’s innovation strategy. This conference drew together the state’s politicial, academic and business leadership, along with federal officials and national experts to identify key steps toward meeting the objectives of President M.R.C. Greenwood’s Innovation Council. Get the report

Innovation Council Recommendations

The University of Hawai‘i Innovation Council has issued its final recommendations. Download the report (1.1MB PDF)

January 2011 Symposium on Innovation

View presentations by keynote speakers and expert panels.

Hawai‘i Innovation Initiative gets underway

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The University of Hawai‘i embarks on the Hawai‘i Innovation Initiative, a strategy to build Hawai‘i’s research industry and to bring in a billion dollars a year. More