The Mass Tech Collaborative is the steward for the Commonwealth’s investment of $25M into creating the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC). In 2010, the Innovation Institute was charged by the Commonwealth with building a regional effort to leverage economic impact for Holyoke and the Pioneer Valley from the state’s investment in MGHPCC.
With staff expertise and various targeted investments, the Innovation Institute:
The Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Jay Ash, and MassTech CEO Pamela Goldberg were the special guest speakers at the 3rd HID Annual Meeting in March 2015. On behalf of MassTech’s Innovation Institute, Secretary Ash made a $20,000 award to Girls Inc. of Holyoke to support their Made with Code program. Additionally he surprised the room with his announcement that HID project manager Katie Stebbins had accepted a position as the Assistant Secretary for Innovation and Technology within his office. Pamela Goldberg praised the efforts of the Kitchen Cabinet and noted that economic development professionals from all across the Commonwealth are taking note of the growing excitement and momentum which surrounds the HID effort.
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