Industry Sector: Emerging Technologies

The power of ideas is so strong here that it’s shaping new industries. Here, a culture of innovation leads to the creation of products across the spectrum. Our companies, universities and government agencies are at the forefront of using emerging technologies, supported by an ecosystem that includes incubators, venture capital/private equity, workforce development, strong support for start-ups, a world-class education system and an appreciation of the perseverance necessary to bring emerging ideas to life.

Key Emerging Technologies

Fairfax County is a hub for artificial intelligence/machine learning, blockchain, drones, autonomous driving, augmented/virtual reality, Internet of Things, additive manufacturing such as 3D printing, and even fusion energy. Contact us to find out how we can help your company start and thrive here.

Driving innovation through membership and partnerships

The FCEDA’s reach in the emerging tech community touches many corners. In addition to working with companies involved in new industry sectors, the FCEDA is a member of or partners with leading trade associations and advocacy organizations — such as the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, AFCEA and ACT-IAC — to build awareness of Fairfax County as a great location for emerging technologies.