NDSU Manufacturing Extension
"NDSU Manufacturing Extension provides outreach, education, and research capability to North Dakota's entrepreneurs (inventors and manufacturers). The focus of this program lies in enhancing the state's manufacturing competitiveness through the facilitation of the transfer of knowledge and enhancing innovation."
The intent of the NDSU Manufacturing Extension program is to assist ND manufacturers and entrepreneurs in becoming more competitive in domestic and global markets. This service is an extension of NDSU’s College of Engineering and was programatically tied to the Institute for Business and Industry Development (IBID) out of Fargo. NDSU's goal was to create a program which would give inventors and manufacturers in North Dakota a resource to go to for product and process innovation and for assistance from concept to commercialization. For information regarding what services the NDSU Manufacturing Extension service provides please visit the services page.