Vision Hampton Roads, the first region-wide Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, is the regionâ€™s roadmap to help navigate its course to the future, and Innovate!HamptonRoadsâ„˘ is a critical component, created as a program of the Hampton Roads Partnership (HRP) by a transformation of the decade-old Hampton Roads Research Partnership.
The mission of Innovate!HamptonRoadsâ„˘ is to promote locally-grown business, technology-based economic development in Hampton Roads, Virginia, so the region is recognized internationally for clusters of excellence, fueled by a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and economic and educational opportunities.
Innovate!HamptonRoadsâ„˘ - connecting entrepreneurs, ideas and investment.
Learn more at: InnovateHamptonRoads.com
Education: Elevating the levels of educational attainment and preparedness ensures that citizens gain the knowledge and life skills required by the global economy. The education indicators measured on HamptonRoadsPerforms.org help to assess the progress that the region is making and understand the key factors that influence the educational attainment of residents in Hampton Roads.
Economy: Economic competitiveness yields income and job growth for residents of the Hampton Roads region. The quality of the region's economy directly affects businesses, citizens, and institutions. The economic indicators measured on HamptonRoadsPerforms.org help to assess the progress that the region is making and understand the key elements that influence economic competitiveness for the region.
Modeling and Simulation Port & Maritime Logistics
Transportation: A transportation system, which efficiently uses land resources and enables easy movement of people and goods, enhances the economy and improves the quality of life in the Hampton Roads region. The transportation indicators measured on HamptonRoadsPerforms.org help to assess the progress that the region is making in transportation and understand the key factors that influence transportation.
2012 Legislative Agenda (Download the 3-page PDF)
2011 Legislative Agenda (Download the 4-page PDF)
2010 Legislative Agenda (Download the 2-page PDF)