$ 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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Leadership Level Investors

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Platinum Level Investors

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Gold Level Investors

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