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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Next Phase of Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Initiative [Read More]

Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership [Learn More]

EDA Announces $1.9 Million Grant to Support Advanced Manufacturing in Recognition of Manufacturing Day [Learn More]

EDA has launched a $15 million Regional Innovation Strategies Program competition to spur innovation capacity-building activities in regions across the nation. [Learn More]

What is Economic Development?

Economic Development creates the conditions for economic growth and improved quality of life by expanding the capacity of individuals, firms, and communities to maximize the use of their talents and skills to support innovation, lower transaction costs, and responsibly produce and trade valuable goods and services.

Economic Development requires effective, collaborative institutions focused on advancing mutual gain for the public and the private sector. Economic Development is essential to ensuring our economic future.


Federal official touts manufacturing ‘renaissance’
Dayton Daily News

Manufacturing designation gives region greater economic opportunity
Dayton Daily News

Feds have a keen interest in Dayton manufacturing
Dayton Business Journal

Philadelphia, the innovator
The Philadelphia Inquirer