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Jay Williams Discusses Economic Development with Federal News Radio [Learn More]

Success Story: CU-ICAR Driving Successful Innovation in South Carolina and Beyond [Read More]

The U.S. Cluster Mapping and Registry project aims to strengthen U.S. competitiveness by understanding the economic performance of clusters and regions across the United States.
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Assistant Secretary Williams has announced a $1 million EDA infrastructure grant to support the Austin [re]Manufacturing Hub in Texas.
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Breaking Down Silos to Foster Innovation [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.