• Implement regional approach to traded sector industries; advance Greater Portland as the global leader in its legacy, established and emerging target sectors; and develop opportunities to grow and converge sectors
  • Formalize a global marketing program for business recruitment and expansion, trade and investment
  • Build out the region's innovation infrastructure to capitalize on Greater Portland's entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Develop a regional public-private higher education innovation network



  • Net-new jobs in the region's core traded sector industries and new target sectors
  • Diverse, sustainable range of successful firms in every community within the region
  • Cross-cluster connections to develop new opportunities for job creation
  • Greater Portland is the best location for foreign direct investment
  • Early- and second-stage firms have access to support that enables them to launch and expand
  • Higher education institutions are a platform for new business creation and innovation