Major Industries and Sectors

When it comes to strong core industries, Minnesota cuts an uncommonly wide swath across the economic landscape. We have an exceptional base of talent and expertise – not to mention a proven track record of success – in several key industries and sectors.


Minnesota is a national leader in biosciences, ranking consistently at the top in life sciences.


From high-technology to high-end food, our products are known the world over.

Data Centers

Special incentives attract data and network operation centers in Minnesota.

Clean & Renewable

Clean technology and renewable energy are growing Minnesota strong suits.

Wind Power

Minnesota is the place to build a wind manufacturing and distribution base.

Solar Energy

Minnesota has the resources and expertise to become a solar energy powerhouse.

Banking & Insurance

Our banking and insurance institutions are some of the nation's most trusted. 

Health Care Services

Our treatment and research facilities are the envy of the nation and world.