Industry Partnerships

Chester County's Industry Partnership programs are managed by the Chester County Economic Development Council in collaboration with the Chester County Workforce Development Board to support regional partnership activities and incumbent worker training programs.
The mission of the Southeastern PA Agriculture Industry Partnership is to build the capacity of farmers and their supply chain partners to meet the growing demand for local, fresh foods in the region through investment in business training and workforce development.

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The Innovative Technology Action Group (ITAG) addresses a critical shortage of qualified technology professionals in Chester County and Southeastern PA. ITAG's mission is to create and sustain a regional partnership in Southeastern PA that encourages technology companies and companies that use technology to grow their businesses in an increasingly sophisticated global marketplace.

The Smart Energy Initiative of Southeastern Pennsylvania is a public-private partnership focusing on energy efficiency, biofuels, geothermal, and solar industries. SEI services also focus on smart grid implementation and innovative use of traditional energy resources.

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The mission of Health Care Connect is to advocate for the advancement of the health care industry through training, outreach and other strategies.

The Manufacturing Alliance of Chester and Delaware Counties  is committed to addressing common needs, fostering cooperation, sharing best practices, and leveraging the resources of manufacturers in the region.

Working collaboratively to promote manufacturing in the region and advance the technical skills of the workforce, the partners’ goal is to provide growth opportunities and increase profitability for local manufacturers.