Global Industry Leadership

The Madison Region is the launching pad for countless discoveries that have changed the world.

Our industries produce advancements that make global impact — from the discovery of the blood thinner Warfarin, to the first detection of Vitamin A, to the creation of an electronic medical record system that now serves over half the United States’ population.

Our region boasts particular strengths in five key industries:

This combination of longstanding strength in legacy sectors paired with growing leadership in newer sectors yields a diverse array of innovation relevant across the nation and world.

Throughout the region, businesses and the people that power them are woven together by a culture of collaboration that increases the impact of our advancements. Companies like Epic Systems, ABS Global, GE Healthcare and John Deere demonstrate continual, growing success and are a true testament to the value of shared information and application among our industries.

With a smart and skilled workforce, world-class academic resources, and business-friendly infrastructure, the Madison Region boasts a network of assets that establishes and grows our global industry leadership.

Learn more about the Madison Region’s leading industries in the Advance Now Target Cluster Analysis.