STEM

Resource pages for "STEM"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Canada Workforce

Canada Leads With World-Class Workforce

Canada's top-notch education, support for tech knowledge, and business-friendly programs deliver for companies from around the globe.
Massachusetts STEM

Massachusetts: Investing In The Future

Across Massachusetts, new funding for higher education and STEM programs throughout grade levels will support the next generation workforce.
New Jersey

Israel, New Jersey Launch Future Tech Institute

Israel’s Ben Gurion University and NJIT are teaming up to create an Institute of Future Technologies based in the Garden State.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis

Colorado Governor’s Report: Ready To Scale New Heights

Gov. Jared Polis is keeping Colorado ahead of the curve on today’s biggest challenges, including providing recovery relief for small businesses and preparing to lead the clean-energy economy.
Skydweller Aero Oklahoma

Skydweller Chooses Oklahoma City As Corporate HQ

The cutting-edge aerospace startup plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024.
WESCAM Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

WESCAM Breaks Ground On New Canadian HQ

The state-of-the-art, 330,000-square-foot headquarters in Hamilton, Ontario will house 1,200 highly-skilled workers.
Iowa bioscience

Bioscience: A Cash Crop In Iowa

Iowa has always been an agricultural powerhouse, so it’s no surprise the Cornhusker State is a leader in bioscience with 1,266 firms in the sector, from startups to global leaders in R&D.
MetaCX SaaS startup Indiana

MetaCX Adding 75 New Jobs In Indiana

The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startup will invest $1.4 million to scale up its operations in Indianapolis, creating up to 75 high-wage jobs by 2023.
STEM skills

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.
Choose New Jersey

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jose Lozano, Choose New Jersey

Jose Lozano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choose New Jersey, Inc., discusses the state's workforce development plans, plus efforts to encourage its innovation ecosystem.
Business Facilities March / April 2019 Issue

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.
Invest Atlanta

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Eloisa Klementich, Invest Atlanta

Eloisa Klementich, CEO, Invest Atlanta, discusses the factors that are making the city a thriving high-tech hub.
Catawba County

Design Foundry Investing $3M In Furniture Manufacturing Plant

The furniture maker plans to create 202 new jobs in Catawba County, NC over five years.
Florida manufacturers

Enterprise Florida Forms New Manufacturing Partnerships

The partnerships will provide Florida businesses with additional resources and grant opportunities to help develop and expand their international markets.
Australia

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. 
Advanced Airfoil Components

Siemens, Chromalloy Open Florida Advanced Manufacturing Facility

The new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components, represents a capital investment of $139 million and will add 350 jobs in the Tampa Bay Area.
Florida skilled workforce

Florida The Friendly

Florida has a skilled workforce ready to fill 21st century jobs. The state produces more than 28,000 STEM-oriented graduates each year and more than 100,000 Floridians work in the aerospace sector.
TCS Denver, CO

TCS Expands In Colorado, Adds 120 Employees In Denver

Tata Consultancy Services' new Denver office will increase its employee headcount and bring STEM and computational thinking programs to the state to help the local economy.
CGI Lafayette Louisiana

CGI Creating 400 New Jobs With Louisiana Expansion

The global technology firm's expansion in Lafayette will benefit from an incentive package that includes a $5.3 million performance-based grant.
Business Facilities LiveXchange

LiveXchange: Noted Economist Predicts Three More Years Of Growth

In his Keynote Address at Business Facilities’ 14th Annual LiveXchange event, Dr. James F. Smith told attendees that key economic indicators point to up to three more years of growth before the U.S. economy experiences another downturn.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.