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Abstract:
Material illustrates region's transformation to innovative and technology-oriented economy

Pittsburgh Technology Council posts in-depth background on regionís tech industries in anticipation of G-20 media interest

Pittsburgh, PA | Posted on September 8th, 2009

Who: Pittsburgh Technology Council

What: Comprehensive backgrounders in whitepaper format providing detailed narratives on 12 technology industries with critical mass in the Pittsburgh region. Industries include:

Cybersecurity

Data Storage

Electro-Optics

Energy Technology

Entertainment Technology

Micro-electromechanical Systems

Nanotechnology

Robotics

Specialty Metals

Supercomputing

System-on-a-Chip

Tissue Engineering



Where: Pittsburgh Technology Council Web site at:

www.pghtech.org/g20.aspx

Description:

The Pittsburgh Technology Council's soon-to-be-released State of the Industry Report for the 13 contiguous counties of southwestern Pennsylvania reveal that there are more than 5,500 technology firms employing in excess of 140,000 people with a total annual payroll of $9 billion.

When factoring in the health services industry as a component of the life sciences cluster, the number of establishments increases to more than 8,400, employing nearly 250,000 with a total annual payroll of $14.5 billion.

The Council's periodic State of the Industry Report tracks company, employment and payroll data in industry clusters including information technology, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, advanced materials, environmental and energy technologies.

"Pittsburgh is indeed fortunate to have been chosen by President Obama as the site of the G-20 summit this month," said Audrey Russo, president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Technology Council, "and we believe that this region's transformation to one that values innovative industries, entrepreneurship and technology is evident in the historical perspective and documentation found in the material we posted. We invite the world's media to examine why the Pittsburgh region has a depth and breadth of technology than perhaps any other city its size."

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About Pittsburgh Technology Council
The Pittsburgh Technology Council is the first and the largest regional technology trade association in the United States with more than 1,400 member companies within its geographic territory of 13 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania. Its mission is to contribute to the success of the regionís technology businesses, and it focuses on developing the economic strength of three industry clusters: advanced manufacturing, life science and information technology.

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