Advancing Innovation and Technology Based Economic Development (TBED) in Virginia’s Region 2000
The Center for Advanced Engineering & Research (CAER) is a regional economic development initiative to develop an industry-focused regional research and development center that drives the development of innovative products and processes by providing local access to university and federal research and inventions. It targets the growth industries specific to the region and puts university innovations into action through practical implementation in industry. The goal is to increase the competitiveness for core, high wage industries and improve the long-term prospects of existing industrial employers by creating a knowledge-based research hub for the region.
By 2020, up to 95% of the county will have access to high speed Internet service Bedford, Virginia—Bedford County officials, in partnership with Blue Ridge Towers/Briscnet, will come together at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Big Island Elementary School,...read more
The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research to Join Together to Promote Technology Based Economic Development for the Lynchburg Region
Lynchburg, VA – The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance (the Alliance) and the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research (CAER) today announced an agreement to work together in a joint effort to develop a technology based economic development plan for the...read more