Promoting Innovation: Mayor Proclaims October as Innovation Month

Promoting Innovation: Mayor Proclaims October as Innovation MonthMayor Edwin M. Lee today announced during his remarks at TechCrunch Disrupt SF that October 2012 is Innovation Month in San Francisco. This declaration is both a celebration and a call to action to highlight the City’s need to further embrace technology and catalyze greater job creation, community engagement and government efficiency through innovation.

"Innovation can drive solutions to social and civic challenges, it can help build our economy and it can help generate jobs," said Mayor Lee. "As the Innovation Capital of the World, San Francisco is home to the top technology and creative talent in the world, and we continue to attract companies such as Pinterest and Twitter because we have created an environment that embraces and celebrates innovation. The month will highlight and promote innovation in both the civic and private sectors to create a better San Francisco." Read more.

Posted on September 11, 2012 | The comments to this entry are closed.