Houston Matters

How Can Houston Become More of a Hub for Innovation?

(Above: Gina Luna, chair of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Houston Innovation Roundtable; Ed Egan, director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy; and Lori Vetters, president and CEO of the Houston Technology Center, speak onstage during a live broadcast of “Houston Matters” from the offices of […]

GHP Event - Innovation Panel, Side View(Above: Gina Luna, chair of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Houston Innovation Roundtable; Ed Egan, director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy; and Lori Vetters, president and CEO of the Houston Technology Center, speak onstage during a live broadcast of “Houston Matters” from the offices of the Greater Houston Partnership on May 15, 2017. Photo: Derek Stokely | Houston Public Media)

Since today’s Houston Matters is broadcasting from the headquarters of the Greater Houston Partnership — an organization whose goal is to promote business in the region — we wanted to discuss what Houston can do to better spur innovation here. How can Houston’s business climate improve to better spur new businesses and ideas?

We talk it over with three guests:

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