The Detroit region employs over 96,000 individuals in the Research, Engineering, and Design space, and has the only UNESCO City of Design designation in the United States.
35 colleges and universities graduate 60,000 students annually, with more than 45% earning STEM degrees.
Home to 80,000 engineers – the greatest concentration in the United States.
Where We Excel
The Detroit Regional Partnership is dedicated to expanding and revitalizing the region.
Ford invests $740 million in new electric and autonomous vehicle campus that will house 2,500 employees in greater downtown
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Google’s former self-driving car division opens new 400-person facility to build thousands of self-driving cars
Global technology firm opening new 500-person advanced- safety engineering center to drive forward the future of mobility
Spanish defense firm investing $40 million and creating 223 jobs to build combat-vehicle transmissions for the U.S. Army
Amazon opens 3 new fulfillment centers in Detroit region creating 4,000 new jobs
LinkedIn chooses Detroit for the first new U.S. office in 10 years
California manufacturer of world-class telescopes relocates to region, investing $9.4 million and creating 54 jobs at new HQ