Professionals in workforce development, economic development, and higher education are fighting to make their communities well suited for advanced manufacturing industries. But the definition of advanced manufacturing is often vague and difficult to define at the industry level. What exactly is it?
San Diego Workforce Partnership uses EMSI data to create up-to-date, shareable materials for use by educational organizations, jobseekers, journalists, and more. These materials include a series of reports about the region’s priority sectors and an employment dashboard that provides a snapshot of San Diego’s labor market.
On July 1, the Smithsonian opened an exhibit featuring medical innovations in Minnesota’s famous Medical Alley, a region encompassing Minneapolis-St. Paul and 40 miles south to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, and home to hundreds of healthcare organizations and medical device companies.
It’s both exciting and encouraging to watch someone (or something) rise out of a slump and come back stronger. And there’s no better example than you’ll find in Detroit, Michigan: the nation’s underdog upstart.
How can you gain a foundational understanding of your local industry clusters in a way that is quick, easy, and precise? Here is a video that walks you step-by-step through an example of how to use EMSI Developer to find and prioritize your clusters in just a few clicks.
The terms and definitions differ, but pretty much every state and region has a set of industry groups that dictate new policies, initiatives, and research. For economic developers, these clusters or ecosystems are vital to retaining and attracting businesses.