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Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo talks to Michal Kaczmarski about the training initiatives the state is establishing in order to provide skilled workers for the many technology companies investing there.
Pittsburgh is a global leader when it comes to robotics research and development, hosting numerous companies in the field drawn to the city's rich industrial heritage, highly skilled workforce and the expertise coming out of Carnegie Mellon University. Natasha Turak looks at how the city is building on this reputation.
Pittsburgh was among the early leaders of the cyber security industry, a position it has enhanced in recent years. Natasha Turak looks at the methods the city is using to stay ahead of the game in this increasingly relevant field.
Pittsburgh’s manufacturing industry has changed with the times, moving from heavy industry to embrace advanced technology such as 3D printing. Natasha Turak reports.
The benefits of reversing the offshoring process and bringing manufacturing back to the US are becoming apparent to many companies. But the process must be carefully managed to ensure long-term success, writes Michelle Comerford of location consulting firm BLS & Co.
After the US government repurposed the former Castle Air Force base in California into a manufacturing centre, the local authorities attracted Google to the eight-hectare site. Now they are targeting venture capital investment for PPPs, as Michal Kaczmarski reports.
Most observers believe the next US president will cut business tax rates as the gridlock in Congress is cleared. But this depends if the transition between the Obama and Trump administrations goes as harmoniously as promised, says Daniel Malachuk.
Formerly an industrial powerhouse, in the 1970s Pittsburgh went into a decline. Then diverse local interests came together to rebuild the city into a tech, healthcare and financial services hub, ensuring its survival through education and innovation. Natasha Turak reports.
The small US state of Rhode Island is easy to miss on a map, and it has also largely gone under the radar of investors. However, buoyed by a series of investments in the past year, from the likes of GE and the Ireland West International Trade Centre, the state is looking to use its unique location to its advantage.
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