Antimicrobial elbow patches, jackets with high collars, pole gloves — it's all here.
There's no simple solution to encouraging local innovation.
The city is partnering with private techie groups to fund these science-themed transformations of public space.
The geography of American innovation over the last decade.
An unusual argument against Big Brother on city streets.
Streaming video from The Atlantic's summit on urban innovation, happening now in New York.
For one thing, consumers have no tolerance for risk.
A new study shows that creative class workers spur innovation, no matter their field.
New evidence that you can't build a start-up city overnight.
The former Chicago mayor is launching The Sustainability Exchange to help cities innovate for the future.
According to a survey of 200 experts.
From simple hand-sanitizer to a suction garbage system and beyond.
Two economists argue urban environments help foster the borrowing of ideas even better than they harvest original ones.
GDP and patents in cities usually grow at a faster rate than population. But why?
Five winners will be announced this spring, but these ideas stand out above the rest.
Data are scarce, but a look at grants from the National Institutes of Health gives us at least a partial picture.
The Kauffman Foundation's Samuel Arbesman on his new book, The Half-Life of Facts.
At least one massively successful city innovation, 311, suggests it can.