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Emerging Sectors ®

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Job creation and diversification are transforming Oakland County's economy from manufacturing-based to knowledge-based through Oakland County's Emerging Sectors initiative. Emerging Sectors identifies the top growth sectors and fosters business development in such high-tech fields as:

Advanced Electronics & Controls
Advanced Materials & Chemicals
Alternative Energy & Power Generation
Communications & Information Technology
Film and Digital Media
Robotics & Automation
Defense & Homeland Security
Oakland County's Medical Main Street


Through our Emerging Sectors initiative, nearly $2.9 billion in private investment has created 34,121 jobs and retained over 17,500. Get the latest data in our Emerging Sectors Summary Report.

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L. Brooks Patterson Oakland County Executive


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