$ 2B
in research & development spending in 2014
4
major hospitals plus Jump Simulation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital & the U of I College of Medicine
25th
largest export market in the U.S.
40M
tons of freight pass through Peoria County each year
3
interstate highways & 11 railroads
211k
individuals in our region’s available workforce

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Mount Pulaski Forms New Business Association

Mount Pulaski Forms New Business Association

The Mount Pulaski Business Association is a perfect example of how the GPEDC can provide…

TeamGP Spotlight: Mark Hanback

TeamGP Spotlight: Mark Hanback

Mark Hanback has been Director of the Greater Peoria Manufacturing Network for about a month,…

Making a First Friend

Making a First Friend

Dr. Jim Seward recently relocated to Greater Peoria from Fort Dodge, Iowa to begin his…

Rethinking Internships

Rethinking Internships

Historically, internships have been aimed at college students and post-college graduates, but now, across the…

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Platinum Level Investors

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Gold Level Investors

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