Innovation Quarter is one of the fastest-growing urban-based districts for innovation in the United States. Home to more than 90 companies, five leading academic institutions, more than 3,600 workers, 1,800 degree-seeking students and more than 8,000 workforce trainee participants, the Innovation Quarter is a place for research, business and education in biomedical science, information technology, digital media, clinical services and advanced materials—creating a robust knowledge community. The Innovation Quarter currently comprises 1.7-million square feet of office, laboratory and educational space on more than 330 acres. There are 1,000+ apartments and condominiums within or close by the Innovation Quarter. The district is a thriving example of successful placemaking—fostering a forward-thinking environment for innovations, partnerships and community to be developed.