Innovation Cluster Accelerator

Building Tomorrow. Today.

From aerospace to IT, online shopping to coffee, Washington state innovations have a global impact. How can we support and grow more industries with the potential to change the world and become economic engines for our communities?

Washington state is leading a multi-year innovation cluster development program to help promising industry sectors assemble the ingredients they need to grow, such as access to capital, the latest research and support for entrepreneurs.

Commerce is supporting 5 industry-led innovation clusters beginning in 2022 and expand the program over the coming decade.

  • Drive innovation
  • Overcome barriers
  • Access new market opportunities
  • Attract talent and capital

Washington’s Innovation Clusters in the news

Commerce awards first round of economic development grants to five high-growth industries – read more here.

How We Support Clusters

Funding

Up to $550,000 to support cluster administration and operations

 

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Strategy

Three-phase cluster strategy and leadership development program

Advisory

Dedicated cluster expert support.

Networking

Networking with global cluster leaders

CONTACT US

Stephanie Scott, Program Director
icap@commerce.wa.gov