Roanoke leaders have a strategy to move “from train city to brain city”

Just up the road in Roanoke, city leaders are pinning their hopes in moving “from train city to brain city” on the Virginia Tech Carilion Academic Health Center. Three of six start-ups accepted for the city’s inaugural cohort at RAMP, the Regional Acceleration and Mentoring Program, were medical in nature. In the second cohort, five of seven were health-related. Learn more about the vision for innovation here.

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