Pittsburgh is a unique region where what’s next is happening now – a testbed and proving ground for world-shaping technologies and innovations. Deep-tech, research-driven companies are thriving in Pittsburgh and span strategic sectors that include AV & Robotics, Tech, Energy, Headquarters, Additive & Advanced Manufacturing, Life Sciences and Logistics & Transportation. Across a 10-county metro region, Pittsburghers are solving the world’s toughest problems, building companies and communities and making an impact.
Pittsburgh’s labor force is 1.3 million people strong and fueled by 234,000 students at 88 regional colleges, universities and other post-secondary education institutions. Two, Tier 1 universities – Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh – are anchors of a robust academic ecosystem that draws bright minds from all over the world. Perks like high quality of life and price points for housing, food and entertainment allow natives and newcomers to live and play more in this iconic city and the region that surrounds it.
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