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An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.


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An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Technology articles below.


Innovation Hubs: Where Innovation Lives

An $80-billion program proposed by President Biden is aiming to spur sustainable growth by supporting the establishment of innovation centers in regions hampered by underinvestment.

Cisco To Open Talent And Collaboration Center In Atlanta

Cisco's new $41 million Talent and Collaboration Center in Midtown Atlanta will lead to the creation of 700 jobs.

Marki Microwave Triples Footprint With 60,000 SF Headquarters

Fueled by record sales growth and a strong 2022 outlook, the expansion coincides with Marki Microwave's 30th anniversary.

Finance & Insurance: Fintech’s Future Is Now

Biometrics, artificial intelligence and blockchain are being embraced by the financial services and insurance sectors, fueling a wave of fintech startups.

Canada’s Li-Cycle Plans EV Battery Recycling Facility In Alabama

Tuscaloosa facility will allow Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. to meet growing demand for lithium-ion battery recycling.

Three Expansions To Create More Than 4,100 Jobs In Utah

The technology/solar energy, aerospace, and life sciences companies will invest a total of more than $357 million across Utah.

OnLogic Plans New High Tech Global HQ In Vermont

Industrial computer manufacturer plans to build new Vermont headquarters, open an office in North Carolina, and expand operations in the Netherlands, Malaysia and Taiwan.

TELUS International To Create 1,200 Jobs In South Carolina

The digital customer experience provider will invest $3.4 million to establish operations in Charleston County, SC. 

Connecticut Governor’s Report: Leading From The Front

Connecticut succeeded in mitigating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by aggressively testing people in the early stage of the outbreak, avoiding the massive casualty levels in neighboring states.

Five Manufacturers Picked To Validate Innovative Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy's manufacturing partners will conduct Industrial Technology Validation (ITV) projects to speed adoption of clean energy technologies.

Delaware Adds Another $10M For Ready-To-Go Lab Space Grants

The lab space grants are designed to help keep science and tech companies in Delaware, and encourage their long-term growth in the state.

The Importance Of Being Modern

Through their policy makers, communities must create environments that encourage individuals and companies to pursue modernization, and success.

BlueHalo Picks NM For $60M Manufacturing, Research, Tech Complex

BlueHalo will retain 260 jobs and create an additional 64 jobs at its new 200,000-square-foot Albuquerque, NM campus.

NeenOpal Expands To The Garden State

India-based global management consulting firm NeenOpal chose to expand to Newark, citing New Jersey’s strategic location, highly educated workforce, and reputation as a life sciences and data analytics hub.

Building A Diverse Tech Talent Pipeline In Delaware

New initiative will take a demand-driven approach to IT talent, expanding IT career opportunities and creating a diverse, inclusive pipeline of highly qualified workers.

Building The Top Tech Talent Pipeline In Virginia

Virginia is injecting more than $2 billion into a Tech Talent Investment Program that cumulatively represents the largest state commitment to computer science education.

Your Site Is Ready To Build In South Carolina

Camp Hall is a Next Generation Commerce Park set in the bustling southeast region minutes from Charleston, South Carolina. Designed for thriving commerce and sustainability.

Mississippi: Delta Fiber Expands Broadband Service

With matching funds from the Federal Cares Act, Mississippi is undertaking a $65-million installation of broadband service in rural areas.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Ariel C. Gruswitz, J.D., Delaware Prosperity Partnership

Ariel C. Gruswitz, J.D., Director of Innovation, Delaware Prosperity Partnership, discusses the First State's focus on innovation, and how it's attracting growing companies.

Google Canada Plans $600M Investment In Québec

Google Canada intends to acquire more than 154 acres of land in Beauharnois, Québec, southwest of Montréal, where it will build a data center that will employ at least 20 people.

Canada: Your Investment Destination For Supply Chain Resiliency 

Brand, market access, and talent are among the numerous advantages Canada enjoys amid the reshaping of global supply chains.

Apple To Invest $430B Across U.S. Over Next Five Years

Apple will build a new $1B North Carolina campus, and make job-creating investments in advanced manufacturing and clean energy throughout the country.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.

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