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A series of business friendly reforms and a “Fund of funds” initiated by Gov. Susana Martinez have transformed New Mexico into a growth leader and Facebook’s choice for its $500-million data center.


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A series of business friendly reforms and a “Fund of funds” initiated by Gov. Susana Martinez have transformed New Mexico into a growth leader and Facebook’s choice for its $500-million data center.

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Latest: New Mexico Governor’s Report: A Catalyst For High-Tech Growth - A series of business friendly reforms and a “Fund of funds” initiated by Gov. Susana Martinez have transformed New Mexico into a growth leader and Facebook’s choice for its $500-million data center.

New Mexico Governor’s Report: A Catalyst For High-Tech Growth

A series of business friendly reforms and a “Fund of funds” initiated by Gov. Susana Martinez have transformed New Mexico into a growth leader and Facebook’s choice for its $500-million data center.

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Oxitec To Build Mosquito Egg Production Unit In UK

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NuVasive Building World-Class Innovation Center At San Diego HQ

Plans include an expansion of state-of-the-art surgeon education lab, creation of a new technology innovation center and extension of work space as the company’s talent base grows.

Iowa Incentives Help Five Companies Invest $48M

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Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

Florida’s huge market and business-friendly government policies help companies reach their growth and expansion goals with ease.

LifeNet Health Investing $12.25M, Creating 321 Jobs In Virginia

The regenerative medicine company's expansion of its Virginia Beach global headquarters is the 1,000th economic development project of the McAuliffe administration.

Generac Power Systems Expanding Operations In Wisconsin

The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.

Workforce Challenges Are Top Concern For Manufacturers

Nearly 60 percent of manufacturers identify a lack of qualified workers as a barrier to business growth, according to the 2017 Manufacturing Report from Sikich LLP.

Emerson Investing $100M In Ohio Expansion

The company will update and expand its office and lab space in Sidney, OH for the company’s air conditioning, heating and refrigeration businesses.

Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities which are not typically associated with the technology sector.

Infosys Will Create 2,000 Tech Jobs In North Carolina By 2021

Raleigh, NC is the second of four planned Technology and Innovation Hubs that will employ 10,000 workers in the U.S.

Samsung Opening $380M Manufacturing Plant In South Carolina

The state-of-the-art home appliance production facility will create more than 950 jobs in Newberry, SC. 

Inscope Medical Solutions Chooses Southern Indiana For New HQ

The medical device startup will locate its new headquarters in Jeffersonville, IN with support from the state’s venture development partner.

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A new $24 million public-private partnership will establish the nation’s most advanced turbine lab for compact gas turbine engines at Purdue University.

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Companies Design, Manufacture In The U.S.

The Invent and Manufacture in America Act provides a tax cut for companies that conduct R&D in the U.S., and manufacture products resulting from that R&D in America.

Building A Biotech Rebound

A slow start and a dearth of mergers and acquisitions made 2016 a tough year for biotech, but new gene and immuno-therapies are leading the way for a much stronger performance when 2017 results are in.

Copycats

The Supreme Court says patents don't cover products that are purchased and resold.

New York: Building a High Tech Future In The Empire State

The Empire State is busy building a high-tech future that includes a $5-billion advanced materials sector, more than 100,000 advanced manufacturing jobs and the top hub for research in semiconductors and nanotechnology.

Granules India Expansion Will Create More Than 100 Jobs In Virginia

The pharmaceutical company will invest $35 million to expand its Fairfax County, VA R&D and manufacturing operation.

Elemental LED Relocating U.S. Operations, Headquarters To Reno

The engineering, technology-based manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions will expand its workforce by more than 100 employees.

Honeywell Dedicates $300M Mobile Refrigerants Facility In Louisiana

Over the past four years, Honeywell’s Louisiana expansions have created 118 new direct jobs and $915 million in new capital investment statewide.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Infosys Chooses Indiana For First Of Four U.S. Tech And Innovation Hubs

The global technology firm will invest over $8.7 million, create up to 2,000 new high-skilled jobs in central Indiana by the end of 2021.

Lilly To Invest $850M In U.S. Capital Projects in 2017

The pharmaceutical giant’s significant investment in manufacturing diabetes medicines will continue with a new $85 million commitment in Indianapolis.

World’s Top 10 Innovation Hubs

The U.S. and China remain leaders among the world’s innovation hubs, according to a new report from KPMG.

Auto-Tech Is Revving Up

Automakers are joining forces with tech giants in a full-throttle race to install amazing high-tech advances in vehicles that are ready to roll off the line and hit the road today.

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