In The News: Office of Economic Development

Security Magazine
November 28, 2017

Analysts from the nonprofit research organization CNA, working with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and researchers from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, have released new research on the impact of body-worn cameras (BWCs). The study, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice, concluded that BWCs are associated with significant reductions in complaints of police misconduct and police use of force incidents. The study also determined that BWCs can generate considerable cost savings for police by simplifying the complaint resolution process.

September 29, 2017

Henderson is looking for entrepreneurs with the next great business idea to take the jump into the city’s "Shark Tank"-style pitch competition.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 17, 2017

What actually happens when businesses look to relocate to Nevada?

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 30, 2017

Seth Waite was checking out a possible new office location in Las Vegas for his employer, Arkansas-based RevUnit, when he walked into a neighboring business, Teamvvork, to gather some intel.

Opportunity Nevada
August 3, 2016

The Office of Economic Development at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), creates partnerships that support economic and workplace development, attracts industry-sponsored research, and develops and protects intellectual property. Through sponsored research, companies partner with UNLV’s faculty and student populations to gain new knowledge, a deeper level of expertise, and greater awareness of applications for new technologies.

May 3, 2016

World IP Day Workshop, organized by UNLV’s Office of Economic Development will take place Friday, May 6, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at The Innevation Center. Speakers at the event will discuss how intellectual property impacts digital creativity.

Las Vegas Sun
February 2, 2016

State lawmakers and top university officials attended the opening today of three UNLV offices at data company Switch’s Innevation Center. The center will house portions of UNLV’s economic development office and its research foundation.

Nevada Business
July 1, 2015
Economic development in Nevada has a direct, deliberate, effect on Nevada’s technology industry. Then again, Nevada’s technology industry is having a definite effect on economic development. It’s like the old Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups commercials – where the collision of chocolate and peanut butter create a happy symbiosis.
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