Key Industries

The Office of Economic Development is committed to supporting a vibrant, balanced, and diversified economy that benefits individuals across all income levels in Seattle. We work closely and collaboratively with leaders from across Seattle's industry sectors to sustain a strong, diverse economic base.

OED focuses strategically on the development and implementation of strategies to promote growth in key industry sectors including maritime, manufacturing, life sciences, global health, IT, restaurants, and clean technology. Read below to learn more about our programs and staff supporting several of these key industries. 

Clean Tech

Sphere Solar Energy panels installed on Hellbrent Brewing Company

Do you need help to design, build, or expand your clean energy company? Curious about City policies that support clean energy entrepreneurs? Explore our Clean Energy Resource Map.