News from Pittsburgh Region. Next is Now. – October 2023

Greetings from Pittsburgh – a region that supports moonshots, big thinking and solving some of today’s toughest challenges with tech and innovation.  In this issue, read more about some of the companies and visionaries who are shaping the world from the Pittsburgh region.

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Investment News Highlights

Back to the Moon from Pittsburgh: an emerging space technology cluster is casting the City of Bridges in a new light

Site Selection

Pittsburgh is shooting for the Moon and beyond, and a space and defense innovation district under development on the city’s North Shore will provide a community where space and space-related industries can cluster and collaborate.

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Shapiro launches $10M pilot program to boost pad-ready sites

Pittsburgh Business Times

Pennsylvania Strategic Investments to Enhance Sites Program, otherwise known as PA Sites, will be a lynchpin for expanding the inventory of sites in Pennsylvania that are project ready.

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‘This is the time’: One of Pittsburgh’s biggest bets on robots begins with Robotics Factory launch

Pittsburgh Inno

“Just to put a fine a point on it: we don’t build robots, we build robot companies,” announced Managing Director Kevin Dowling at the official activation of the Robotics Factory, a new robotics ecosystem asset for southwestern Pennsylvania and one of several significant projects funded by a $62.7 million U.S. EDA Build Back Better regional challenge grant.

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The Pittsburgh-Germany Connection

Germany is the top country for foreign direct investment in Pittsburgh. Our corporate connections and shared strengths and values make for a perfect transatlantic partnership – one that is continually being reinforced.  Within a year, the PRA has been in country three times to foster new and existing relationships. 

Watch to learn more about what makes Pittsburgh and Germany such a good match.

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