University technology hubs reshape college-community relations

June 3, 2019 | NonProfitQuarterly.com

In St. Louis, Cortex, a 200-plus-acre nonprofit technology hub that is structured as “a public-private collaboration between local universities and businesses,” is growing rapidly, writes Patrick Sisson in Curbed. According to Sisson, “In the last eight years, the number of homegrown startups in Cortex has risen from 35 to 360.”

Sisson calls Cortex a “prime example of how a new type of university-led development has helped shape US cities for the last decade.”

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