The Cortex Innovation Community is a 200-acre thriving innovation ecosystem nestled among impressive institutions such as partner Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, University of Missouri—St. Louis, and the Missouri Botanical Garden. Just over four years since the completion of the master plan, the rapidly growing district is now home to a network of 200 companies, over $500 million in investment, and 3,600 new jobs. Housing, retail, hotels, open spaces, and public amenities are all part of the development to attract young entrepreneurs and small companies in addition to seasoned scientists, large corporations, and local residents.
In 1998, the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) held its annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Ayers […]
In 2002, several major St. Louis institutions had a great idea: they would combine forces to create the Cortex Innovation […]