Technology / Research & Development


uBreakiFix Ramps Up Expansion, to Open 150-Plus Stores in 2021

April 6, 2021

uBreakiFix plans to open more than 150 brick-and-mortar locations in 2021. The company ended 2020 with 611 locations across the U.S. and Canada. more >>

FL: CrossBorder Solutions Moves Headquarters to St. Petersburg, to Hire 300

March 31, 2021

CrossBorder Solutions, a global leader in technology-driven tax solutions, has relocated its corporate headquarters from Tarrytown, NY, to St.... more >>

OH: Digital Product Agency WillowTree Expands, Creating 50 New Jobs

March 31, 2021

WillowTree, a top mobile app developer and digital product agency, plans to expand its presence in Columbus, Ohio, creating 50 new jobs. more >>

MD: TCR² Therapeutics Creates Cell Therapy Mfg. Facility, Adding 175 Jobs

March 30, 2021

TCR² Therapeutics Inc. has signed a long-term, full-building lease in Montgomery County, Maryland. more >>

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VA: Prince William Co. Issues New Structure Policy for Data Centers

April 12, 2021

Prince William County, Va., recently issued Building Development Policy and Procedures for New Structures – Data Center Buildings. more >>

AZ: U of A Center for Innovation Startup SGNT Wins NSF Research Grant

March 22, 2021

SGNT, a University of Arizona Center for Innovation startup, has received a $749,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant through the NSF. more >>

DE: DPP Plans to Create a More Inclusive Tech Talent Pipeline for Delaware

March 8, 2021

Plan will enhance competitiveness of local industries and help more Delawareans create the lives they hope for through career opportunities in IT. more >>

IA: Robotics Firm Announces US Scholarship for Veteran & Active Military

March 1, 2021

Halter CNC Robotics will award a $2,500 scholarship to a US veteran or active service member who wants to study manufacturing automation, engineering... more >>

Louisiana Economic Development

EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>


Miramichi: Fertile Ground for Companies Looking to Grow in the Cannabis Industry

February 4, 2020

Committed to economic growth and diversification, the City of Miramichi in Canada is recruiting and attracting companies to help grow the cannabis... more >>

Ericsson to Create 50,000 Career Opportunities In U.S. Over Next 5 Years

March 11, 2020

Ericsson North America will create 50,000 enhanced career opportunities for individuals in the U.S. workforce over the next five years. more >>

TX: Univ. Texas-San Antonio to Hold Coding Boot Camp Sept. 9

July 29, 2019

The University of Texas at San Antonio announced the launch of its first coding boot camp, in partnership with workforce accelerator Trilogy... more >>


Case Studies

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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>

The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff Case study | October 31, 2011
The Florida Space Coast: Ready for Takeoff   

By: Juli Anne Patty

There is perhaps no better metaphor for business success than a space shuttle, against all odds, through only human determination, skill and... More>>

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Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>

Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business Case study | July 19, 2011
Idaho: The (Low) Cost of Doing Business   

By: Juli Anne Patty

The list of reasons to bring your business to Idaho is long, but can be summed up with a simple equation: great location + low business costs =... More>>

White Papers

MIT White Paper | April 1, 2021
The State of Industrial Robotics: Emerging Technologies, Challenges, and Key Research Directions   

The field of industrial robotics encompasses the study, design, and use of robot systems for manufacturing and how to integrate them into production... More>>

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IoT: Putting the 'Smart' into Smart Cities   

The Internet of Things (IoT) ushered in a new era of connectivity, information gathering, intelligent decision-making and automation. Nowhere is its... More>>

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COVID-19's Impact on Key Technologies   

What will the short- and long-term impact of COVID-19 be on technology innovation? In the short term, some sectors—including online retail,... More>>


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CiCi Awards 2021 Corporate Investment Awards

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While 2020 has certainly presented some challenges on the corporate investment front, many large projects continued apace, and the year is shaping up...   More>>

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Missouri: An Investment Destination for Growing Companies

By: Rob Dixon

Missouri is a leader in banking, investment, and professional services. The technology industry has experienced tremendous growth, with tech...   More>>

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Texas: The New Home for HQs

By: Governor Greg Abbott

Texas continues to lead the nation in terms of job creation and economic activity. The Lone Star State’s strategic geographical location, diverse...   More>>

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COVID-19 Accelerates Call to Bring Customer Support Jobs Home to the U.S.

By: Steve Brubaker

Offshore outsourcing has been a hot topic for many years and gained tremendous momentum in the 1990s and early 2000s with companies intently focused...   More>>

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Ohio is Made for Manufacturing

By: Mike DeWine

Manufacturers rely on Ohio’s innovation infrastructure, talent and the partnership offered by JobsOhio, the state’s private economic development...   More>>