Key Industries

Welcome to a World of Opportunity

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Ranging from life sciences and financial services to technology and manufacturing, the major industries in Greater Philadelphia speak to the powerful legacy of our region and its consistent role in shaping the future. These sectors, along with their respective subsectors and specialized clusters, are thriving spaces of opportunity for global firms and local entrepreneurs alike. No matter the industry, everything your company needs to succeed — including unparalleled global access, a deep talent pool, collaborative ecosystems, vast consumer markets, and an attractive cost of doing business — is available right here in our 11-county region.

Top: The Wistar Institute is a world leader in early-stage discovery science in the areas of cancer, immunology, and infectious disease, with 31 laboratories, nearly 289 staff members from 20 countries, and almost 60 postdoctoral fellows.

Life Sciences


Connected and growing, Greater Philadelphia’s life sciences market is among the top 10 in the nation. Learn More ›

Financial Services


Located at the heart of one of the most vital regions in the nation’s economy, financial services firms in Greater Philadelphia are positioned for success. Learn More ›



Known as one of the most innovative cities in the world, Greater Philadelphia is home to a forward-looking ecosystem of technology leaders, startups, and talent. Learn More ›

Advanced Manufacturing


Regional talent and a robust supply-chain infrastructure combine to make Greater Philadelphia a top destination for diverse manufacturing operations. Learn More ›

James Medaglio, Director, Business Attraction & Expansion

James Medaglio, Director, Business Attraction & Expansion

Let us guide you in talent and business attraction and expansion in Greater Philadelphia.