Livermore Valley has won designation as one of first 6 Innovation Hubs by the California Business Transportation and Housing Agency. The iHub program is designed to spur economic recovery and growth by showcasing and supporting California’s most promising hubs of innovation. Over the next few weeks local representatives will be meeting with the state to determine an action plan. This will benefit existing businesses and agencies as well as encourage new investment in the Tri-Valley area which will lead to more quality jobs in the area. All of this is great news for local businesses and residents. The 6 iHubs designated so far are:
- I-GATE – Livermore Valley
- OCTANe – Orange County
- SARTA – Sacramento
- Coachella Valley iHub – Coachella and Palm Springs
- North Bay iHub – Sonoma Mountain Business Cluster, Sonoma
- Greater Mission Bay Area iHub – San Francisco Center for Economic Development
Among the many innovative entities in the Tri-Valley are Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Laboratories. We will be providing more information about this as it becomes available as it has a substantial impact on our clients and fellow Tri Valley residents.