Gov. Holcomb Heads to Europe to Enhance Life Sciences, Innovation-Focused Industry Growth
28 Sep 2022
Governor Eric J. Holcomb will lead an economic development trip to Germany and Switzerland next week joined by Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers and other officials from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. They will be departing Indiana on Sunday, Oct. 2. This trip will further business development discussions in future-focused industries in Indiana, advance the state’s medical device ecosystem, and engage key actors within the global energy transition.
There are now 535 European-owned businesses in Indiana that support 117,600 Hoosier jobs, and in 2021 Indiana exported $10.3 billion to Europe, just over 25% of the state’s total exports. Indiana also imported $36.6 billion from Europe which made up just more than 47% of Indiana's imports.