Fieldworksnippets / Hubs

Incubators vs. Hubs at the Example of Accra

Use of the term “hub” has certainly been inflationary in discussions about innovation and entrepreneurship support. I believe that innovation hubs are a genuinely new (and exciting!) organizational form, but at the same time, “hub” has become a misnomer for many organizations where the label doesn’t quite fit, especially across Africa. This wouldn’t be such … Continue reading


Oxford Internet Institute sessions on hubs & labs at AAG

Over on our Connectivity, Inclusion, and Inequality group website, we summarized the sessions that Oxford Internet Institute researchers will run at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, April 21-25 in Chicago. Two of them are directly hubs-related; I’m pasting them here. Continue reading