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Major Local Academic Institutions, Companies Growing Houston’s Advanced Materials Sector

5/26/22
While Houston’s wide-ranging scientific innovations date back to mid-20th century, a discovery in 1985 by two local professors laid the foundation for research and innovation in materials science,…
Digital Technology

New Generation of Startups Aim to Fuel Resurgence of Advanced Manufacturing in Houston

5/13/22
An autonomous rover dubbed the “layout Roomba” that marks architectural and engineering designs directly onto unfinished concrete floors is one of many examples of the innovation happening in Houston…
Construction

Unlocking Doors for Veterans Means Welcoming Skilled Talent

3/17/22
Stephanie Drake holds a degree in oceanography from the U.S. Naval Academy and served active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps for eight years. Although a logistician by trade with the Marines, she…
Life Sciences

What Does the Word Manufacturing Mean to Houston?

1/12/22
For generations, the word manufacturing was synonymous with places. In Detroit, it meant automobiles; in Ohio and Pennsylvania it meant steel. More recently, in the Silicon Valley and the Research…
Construction

The Apprenticeship: An Underutilized Tool for Employers in an Uncertain World

6/28/21
Following the adage 'measure twice and cut once' helps avoid the need to rework a project. In many cases, employers outsource their skills training to the education sector and hope for skilled talent…
Economic Development

Five Digital Literacy Skills and How Businesses Can Assess Them

5/11/21
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations to adopt technological alternatives to in-person meetings, gatherings, and operations in a matter of weeks, rapidly widening the breadth of tasks…