Erie Innovation District
The mission of the Erie Innovation District is to reshape Erie and promote economic growth; integrate academia, industry and government; attract startups and workforce candidates; and establish local and global partnerships.
Our vision is to create a place-based urban development initiative that transforms Erie into a safety and (cyber) security innovation hub that attracts new businesses, jobs, and venture investment.
Programs and Services
Secure Erie Accelerator (SEA) - The SEA seeks the best of the best companies and startups working in the Industrial Internet of Things and Security space. Through this initiative, held annually for 10 weeks, the SEA provides funding, faculty, proven innovation tools and methods, and a vast network of industry experts and entrepreneurs to provide mentorship and additional access to funding.
Secure Smart City - This initiative works to enable cities to leverage their technology to create a more cohesive environment across multiple public services, including public safety, transportation and resource management.