Accessing Expertise

NDSU has faculty and staff with expertise and equipment that may be able to help solve a a challenge facing your business.

Innovation and Economic Development

Located within the Office of Research and Creative Activity, the Innovation and Economic Development team provides resources to companies looking for assistance in navigating the rules, regulations and policies that often apply to collaborations between the private sector and public universities.

A searchable database lists research equipment with an acquisition cost over $35K available on our campus. This site is for businesses, university researchers, students, and others who are interested in specialized equipment and capabilities that are available at NDSU. 

If you prefer a more personal approach or have a complicated request, our staff is here to help.  

Cindy Graffeo
Innovation and Economic Development Director
(701) 231-6441

Strategically leverages and aligns campus and regional resources, opportunities, and assets in order to foster and support economic development, startups, entrepreneurship, and innovative efforts campus- and state-wide.


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