The goal of the Targeted Industry Projects (TIP) Program is to support industry cluster and sector development in the state of Wisconsin.
This program supports the following WEDC Strategic Pillar and Focus Area:
Strategic Economic Competitiveness: Future Industry Strategies
The program offers assistance to targeted economic driver industries culminating over time in the development, diversification, competitiveness and growth in sectors that provide sustained high-quality jobs and continued innovation and increase in GDP in Wisconsin.
Applicants must be actively engaged in distinct industry or sector development or engaged in efforts to enhance cross-industry competitiveness, such as workforce development, market development, new investments, business attraction and acquisition of specialized competitive assets or facilities. These investments are generally intended to support strategic industry initiatives and investments, develop shared-use infrastructure, help fund industry-related pilot projects, expand successful initiatives, increase geographic reach or allow for expansion of consortia efforts.