Boston, as is all of New England, is steeped in history and innovation. We're a rugged group, not afraid to put our shoulder to the wheel and put in a bit of work - even when the end we seek doesn't yet exist.
With inventors like Boston native Mark Gardner who was considered a prolific inventor with over 500 patents to his name, and an extensive list of others responsible for developments in science, machinery, and more - our community is recognized, worldwide, as being innovative.
Even still, you may be surpised to learn of Boston's ranking in the NEXUS & HUB Innovation Cities for 2009 which assessed cities worldwide; it was released in July (drum roll please) - we're #1 Boston!
What's more, in January of this year, our own Governor Patrick challenged the region's IT/digital sector to come together and develop the means and the messaging to drive awareness of the state as a true technological and innovation hub. And thus was formed Innovate MassTech
Go on you creatives - get to work and help brand Massachusetts as the leader it truly is.