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Creation of OCAST 30 years ago helped fuel local startup firms

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A groundbreaking public/private partnership between OCAST and i2E led first to pre-seed and proof of concept funding and then in 2007 to the Oklahoma Seed Capital Fund, which has invested $13 million in 28 Oklahoma startups.

Leaders consider ways to improve Innovation District

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

A panel discussion at the Chamber's recent Chamber Forum called for collaboration and diversity within OKC's emerging Innovation District. 

GE opens new oil & gas research center in OKC

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The new center will become a central hub for GE scientists and engineers to closely collaborate with the Oil & Gas industry on cutting-edge digital and hardware solutions to advance the industry.

Logistics Hotspots: Nine That Shine

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

As U.S. manufacturers and distributors continue to expand their operations, they often look for under-the-radar places—cities and areas that have either recently emerged as logistics and distribution center hubs, or are about to—as they consider the long-term effects of their developments.

City clearing the way for downtown boulevard

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The boulevard is seen by city planners and civic leaders as a key to reviving the southern fringe of downtown known as “Core to Shore.”

Former GM plant in Oklahoma is now hub for aerospace jobs

Monday, September 12, 2016

The sprawling 2.6 million-square-foot facility in southeast Oklahoma City is a hub for aerospace jobs.

 

Tinker AFB breaks ground on KC-46A facility

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Tinker Air Force Base broke ground on its KC-46A Sustainment Complex on July 26.

Officials break ground on new Capitol Hill Library in south OKC

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The $4.3 million, 17,000 square-foot renovation will replace the old library on the site.