Institute Director named to Hawaii Innovation Council

Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle has selected Dr. Leigh W. Jerome, Executive Director of the Institute for Triple Helix Innovation to serve on the 15-member Hawaii Innovation Council. The Hawaii Innovation Council is leading the state's innovation initiative to better position the people and companies of Hawaii to be innovative and competitive within our increasingly global economy. The council will meet with the Governor on August 30, to outline their role and responsibilities in this essential mission. The Institute is excited about this opportunity to share ideas and information on the ways innovation can be fostered through education, funding and collaboration.