With a highly qualified workforce, a nationally acclaimed startup movement, a diverse economy featuring leading tech, science, financial, aerospace and mobility sectors, along with the educational and cultural amenities of a world-class city, Greater St. Louis is the intelligent choice for business.
- Leading research, public and private universities and colleges produce thousands of well-trained graduates annually, while innovative programs like LaunchCode train and mentor workers for more than 500 employer partners. The region boasts one of the largest STEM workforces in the United States.
- The St. Louis region is a worldwide leader in agribusiness, hosting Bayer’s crop science division, renowned research institutions like the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and the emerging 39 North ag innovation district.
- Work on a new, $1.75 billion western headquarters of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency here has jump-started a burgeoning geointelligence industry that already encompasses 40 area companies.