The Supply Chain Industry: All The Essentials
River Ridge Commerce Center in Southern Indiana has a central location, a large bank of land ready to develop and an abundant supply of clean water.
Maryland: Getting Busy In Baltimore
Increasing cargo volumes (and the largest container vessels in the world) are sailing into the Port of Baltimore, lifting Maryland’s economic tide.
Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation
A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states.
Canada: Investing In A Cleantech Future Up North
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is investing $25 million in nine startups, part of an effort to position Canada as a global cleantech leader.
Mississippi: Modeling A Battle Plan For COVID-19
Scientists at Vicksburg’s ERDC have been deploying Supercomputers to develop models illustrating how the coronavirus spreads.
Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin
Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.
Texas: Open For Business
The pandemic and low oil prices hit Texas with a one-two punch, but the Lone Star State is still a leader in big-ticket projects.
Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Muscle Joins The Fight
In locations throughout the nation, advanced manufacturing facilities and resources are being enlisted in the fight against COVID-19.
Startup Ecosystems: Seeding The Land With Startups
Locations are nurturing startup ecosystems with access to skilled labor, angel investors, higher ed resources and an affordable quality of life that is attracting talent.
COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update
Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis.
Staying Safe And Strong In Ohio
When the Coronavirus arrived in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine was ready. Putting public health first, Ohio quickly established best practices for staying safe and strong, a blueprint for its recovery.
The red-hot growth sector of cybersecurity has created more than a million new jobs. The bad news: half of these critical cyber jobs are going unfilled due to a shortage of skilled workers.
September / October 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 5)
The September / October 2020 Issue features prime locations for the cybersecurity industry, and an update on economic development's response to COVID-19. Plus, startups, food processing and more.