“Establishing this research park in Woodland is vital to the economic prosperity of the region.” Barry Broome, CEO Greater Sacramento Economic Council

Creating a successful, world-class research and technology center in the City of Woodland allows the city and its residents to capture significant economic and community benefits, including:

  • Leveraging and extending Woodland’s existing Food & Ag Business Cluster
  • Expanding employment base
  • Creating new higher-wage job opportunities
  • Proximity to new technologies developed at UC Davis
  • Workforce training to support emerging secondary and post-secondary programs at local high schools and community colleges
  • Multiplier: one job created in targeted technology sector is associated with the creation of 4-5 additional jobs in the local and services economy
  • Providing additional local revenues including property taxes, sales taxes, development fees, public infrastructure fees, use fees

Potential Employment Industries

Creation of new or expanded industry sectors including:

  • Agricultural Technology
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Energy Efficiency Technology
    • Heating and Air
    • Lighting
    • Water-Energy
    • Hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Manufacturing Technology
    • Robotics for ag and other industries
  • Environmental Technology
    • Water efficiency
    • Waste to energy
    • Clean air and soil
  • Transportation Technology