The technology sector is booming in Greater Philadelphia. Every key technological innovation of the 21st century – robotics, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, advanced logistics, digital health, fintech, telecommunications, you name it – can be found in our 11-county region. This thriving landscape of tech innovation starts with Greater Philadelphia’s highly skilled workforce, trained at scores of trade schools, technical colleges, and top-ranked universities. The region’s excellent quality of life also serves as a magnet for tech talent seeking to live and work in an affordable, globally connected metro. And you can’t talk about Greater Philadelphia’s tech sector without mentioning our world-class innovation ecosystem – propelled by forward-looking industry leaders like Comcast and countless successful startups like GoPuff and dbt Labs. As the pace of digitization accelerates, tech companies – and the talent that sustains them – are flocking to Greater Philadelphia to write the next chapter of our increasingly connected global economy.
Top: Training in technology starts early at University City Science Center, preparing our students for the workforce in practical ways. Below slideshow images courtesy of, in part: M. Edlow for GPTMC; Princeton University, Office of Communications; and University of Pennsylvania Flickr.