Team Name: Incubation, Innovation, Training Center (Team 1)
Team Vision: Mountain Desert Economic Partnership will have a network/system/center that provides the technical, academic, and innovation skills to enable students to meet the needs of local industry.
Team Strategy: Engage the entire COMMUNITY to identify and prioritize the skills and opportunities and create the conditions necessary for student success in the workforce.
Tactic #2: Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Develop a regional capability to innovate systematically and reliably in a way that addresses local needs to build the local economy in meaningful ways that capitalizes on our unique assets and includes growing and/or attracting new businesses.
Short-term Outcome Metric(s)
Mid-term Outcome Metric(s)
Long-term Outcome Metric(s)
Expected Dates of Implementation
Services needed from the community
Who will benefit from this initiative?
The community at large
May 1, 2019
How will you describe to the greater community what you are doing?
Creating jobs by expanding entrepreneurship and innovation.
Innovating the new high desert where all residents can work.live.stay.play
Inviting the community to co-create the solutions to our local economic challenges
Building commuters up the pass.
How can community partners engage this initiative? What are you looking for? How can existing resources in your community be aligned?
Ask the right questions to get the right people invested
Re-soliciting participation at upcoming August meeting
Engage elected officials
How did your A-Team engage members of the Target Population during the tactical planning process?
Received input from various stakeholders. Entrepreneurial Summit outreach.
Systemic Change Through Collective Impact
How does this change business as usual in our community?
How will this affect future generations?
How will this scale and be sustained?
Keeps businesses from being isolated and provides needed support.
It will change the way the community views struggling businesses and ways to assist them.
It will provide resources to fill gaps where they lack strength
It will help everyone look at entrepreneurs and innovators in a different light and better understand their value in the community
Provide a co-creating structure
More opportunities for successful self employment in the High Desert
Build innovation capability to meet local needs and to optimise local assets
By engaging as many entrepreneurs as possible and building a culture that fosters idea sharing, co- creation and collaboration. We are in this together!