Montana World Trade Center is the primary organization working to bring foreign direct investment into Montana, providing significant staff time, expertise and funding to this initiative. We map existing FDI, message to a global audience about Montana’s strengths in meeting critical location factors for key industries, and coordinate participation in events designed to showcase Montana to FDI prospects.
Myriad opportunities exist for FDI into Montana as part of vertical integration of supply chain or partnerships with international firms…
-Photonics & Optics (*SW Montana has the highest per capita concentration of photonics & optics firms in the U.S.)
-Cloud Computing/SaaS (*UK’s Cognizant just acquired ATG and plans to grow operations from 200 – 400+ in the next two years)
-Bioscience (*UK’s GSK just announced a major expansion in Montana & Level IV bioscience lab in Montana)
-Professional Back Office
-Energy & Extractives
-Outdoor Economy (*12 million tourists annually to Montana, home to Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks.)