Meet the Innovation Clusters

The Built Cluster

Led by The CleanTech Alliance– advancing the development and adoption of clean technologies to decarbonize elements of the built environment including human-made structures, features such as energy and transportation, and facilities where people live and work. Learn more here.

Consortium for Hydrogen and Renewable Generated E-Fuels

Led by WSU’s JCDREAM – exploring the use of hydrogen to decarbonize heavy-duty transport, aviation and shipping and reduce reliance on non-renewable fuel sources. Learn more here.

Evergreen Bioscience Innovation Cluster

Led by Greater Spokane, Inc.working to make the Intermountain Northwest and Washington State a magnet for companies providing and consuming expert life and health science contract research, development, and manufacturing services of medicines and medical devices by enhancing workforce development and services to pharmaceutical and medical devices companies. Learn more here


Sustainable Aerospace Technologies and Energies (SATE) Cluster

Led by Aerospace Futures Alliance (AFA) – advancing aviation’s global fight against climate change by leading the research, development and deployment of sustainable aviation fuels, electrified aircraft and hydrogen-powered aviation

Advanced Technology Cluster

Led by the Washington Technology Industry Association – using quantum computing and distributed ledger technologies (blockchain) to grow advanced technologies and maintain Washington’s technology leadership. Learn more here.

Washington VERTical

Led by the Port of Benton –accelerating the transition to clean, renewable and non-emitting energy production sources by 2025 through advanced nuclear power technologies. Learn more here.

Enterprise Digital Growth Ecosystem (EDGE) Cluster

Led by the 5G Open Innovation Lab – using edge computing and 5G to digitally transform agriculture, energy and utilities, healthcare, manufacturing and transportation and logistics. Learn more here

Pacific Northwest Aerospace Cluster (PNAC)

Led by Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance – advancing the Pacific Northwest aerospace manufacturing competitiveness through technology innovation, sustainable manufacturing, supply chain mapping, workforce development and marketing.

Washington Autonomous Vehicle Cluster (WAV-C)

Led by the Kitsap Economic Development Allianceaccelerating the advancement of unpiloted and autonomous vehicles, with an initial focus on the growing need for waterborne craft. Learn more here.