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November 14, 2023

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $4.4 Million for Infrastructure Improvements to Support Business Growth and Development in Louisiana

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is investing $4.4 million in the state of Louisiana to make critical infrastructure improvements needed to support current and future businesses in regions impacted by recent disasters.
  • Press Release
  • Disaster Recovery
November 9, 2023

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces 60 Recipients of ‘Build to Scale’ Program to Support Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Startups Through Regional, Technology-Based Economic Development Strategies

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced “Build to Scale” grants awarded to 60 organizations across the country — located in 36 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico — totaling $53 million for programs that support technology entrepreneurs, catalyze innovation, and fuel economic growth. This is the 10th cohort of grantees for this program.
  • Press Release
October 23, 2023

Biden-Harris Administration Designates 31 Tech Hubs Across America

WASHINGTON, DC — The Biden-Harris administration, through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), today announced the designation of 31 Tech Hubs in regions across the country. This is the first phase of the new Tech Hubs program, which is an economic development initiative designed to drive regional innovation and job creation by strengthening a region’s capacity to manufacture, commercialize, and deploy technology that will advance American competitiveness. The program invests directly in burgeoning, high-potential U.S. regions and aims to transform them into globally competitive innovation centers.
  • Press Release
  • Tech Hubs
October 23, 2023

Administración Biden-Harris designa 31 Centros Tecnológicos (Tech Hubs) a través de Estados Unidos

WASHINGTON, DC — La administración Biden-Harris, a través de la Administración de Desarrollo Económico (EDA) del Departamento de Comercio de los Estados Unidos, anunció hoy la designación de 31 Tech Hubs en regiones de todo el país. Esta es la primera fase del nuevo programa Tech Hubs, que es una iniciativa de desarrollo económico diseñada para impulsar la innovación regional y la creación de empleo mediante el fortalecimiento de la capacidad de una región para fabricar, comercializar e implementar tecnología que mejorará la competitividad estadounidense. El programa invierte directamente en regiones florecientes y de alto potencial de Estados Unidos y apunta a transformarlas en centros de innovación globalmente competitivos.
  • Press Release
  • Tech Hubs
October 18, 2023

Applications for Biden-Harris Administration’s Recompete Pilot Program Highlight Opportunities to Boost American Communities

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), announced it has received 565 applications for Phase 1 of the Recompete Pilot Program, marking the largest number of applications of any national EDA competition to date. The Recompete Program is a key piece of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda and reflects the Administration's commitment to creating economic opportunity in communities that have for too long been forgotten. EDA received applications from all parts of the country, representing 49 states and 4 territories.
  • Press Release
  • Recompete
October 18, 2023

Solicitudes para el Programa Piloto Recompete (Volver a Competir) de la administración Biden-Harris Destaca Oportunidades para Impulsar las Comunidades Estadounidenses

WASHINGTON, DC – La Administración de Desarrollo Económico (EDA) del Departamento de Comercio de los Estados Unidos anunció que recibió 565 solicitudes para la Fase 1 del Programa Piloto de Recompete (Volver a Competir), lo que representa el mayor número de solicitudes de cualquier competencia nacional de EDA hasta la fecha. El Programa Recompete es una pieza clave de la agenda Invirtiendo en Estados Unidos del presidente Biden y refleja el compromiso de la Administración de crear oportunidades económicas en comunidades que han sido olvidadas durante demasiado tiempo. EDA recibió solicitudes de todas partes del país, representando 49 estados y 4 territorios.
  • Press Release
  • Recompete
October 10, 2023

U.S. Commerce Department Announces $13.5 Million to Support U.S. Manufacturers

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced $13.5 million in U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants to support 11 Trade Adjustment Assistance Centers (TAACs) that help manufacturers affected by imports adjust to increasing global competition and to create jobs. The TAACs, which each service multiple states/regions, are located in California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington. 
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