The Boston Innovation Guide

A spotlight on retail, health and wellness, education, civic, and startup innovations born in Boston.

Boston has become a hotbed of innovation thanks to the collaborative culture fostered by the city’s universities, businesses, and government. In this guide, PSFK creates a cheatsheet of inventive business concepts and new creations in the retail, health and wellness, education, civic, and the startup sectors.

Published July 2016

Summary Presentation

The 25+ page report includes:

  • Freedoms necessary for Innovation
  • 40 best-in-class examples of innovative places, products, tools and services born in Boston
  • Maps to explore the locations mentioned in the report.
  • Lessons for retailers, health and wellness, educators, cities, and startups.
  • Plus a bonus 26+ page presentation
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