As the birthplace of AI, the Pittsburgh region has a longstanding reputation of being home to new industries being forged and is doubling down as a global leader in tech innovation.  Anchor research universities, of Carnegie Mellon University & University of Pittsburgh’s esteemed programs in artificial intelligence and computer science lead the US in rankings and produce interdisciplinary talent fuelling our region forward.  Top AI companies, such as Meta, Bosch, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Aurora, DuoLingo and many others call Pittsburgh home, where ideas and talented individuals converge to drive to implementation of new technologies.  The Pittsburgh region embodies the entrepreneurial spirit and is a growing hub of talented individuals working together to drive what is next.

As a member of the AI Alliance, the PRA seeks unique opportunities to contribute to a world shaped by artificial intelligence and collaborate with other regions to strengthen our respective AI ecosystems.  Pittsburgh is founded on partnership and this alliance is keen to that mantra.


The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) is the non-profit economic development affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. The PRA attracts strategic investment opportunities and diverse talent to the 10-county Pittsburgh region – comprising 10 southwestern Pennsylvania counties – and supports the growth of existing regional businesses.  The Pittsburgh region represents the 18th largest economy in the world and the most diverse state economy in the U.S.