The Southeastern Connecticut region was the first in the state to identify leading core industry clusters and to begin the process of growing these into a stronger and more diversified economy. 
 
The core industry clusters in the region are:
 
There is a degree of overlap among our clusters. For example the Maritime Cluster includes Mystic Seaport Museum (also a Tourism entity); General Dynamics/Electric Boat, a high-tech manufacture of nuclear submarines for the Defense Department; the Coast Guard Academy and Naval Subase New London (both Defense installations), and the Fishing and Aqua-culture industries (Agricultural businesses). This, and other overlaps add additional strength to southeast CT’s overall economic vitality.
 
IEDC WEBINAR SERIES: Clusters Crash Course. 
 
 

The Southeastern Connecticut region was the first in the state to identify leading core industry clusters and to begin the process of growing these into a stronger and more diversified economy. 
 
The core industry clusters in the region are:
 
There is a degree of overlap among our clusters. For example the Maritime Cluster includes Mystic Seaport Museum (also a Tourism entity); General Dynamics/Electric Boat, a high-tech manufacture of nuclear submarines for the Defense Department; the Coast Guard Academy and Naval Subase New London (both Defense installations), and the Fishing and Aqua-culture industries (Agricultural businesses). This, and other overlaps add additional strength to southeast CT’s overall economic vitality.
 
IEDC WEBINAR SERIES: Clusters Crash Course. 
 
 

CEDS program

CEDS program