Who We Are
Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) is the engineering-based, solutions-driven, client-focused unit of NC State University. Our broad portfolio and deep industry expertise help organizations grow, innovate and prosper. Our extensive partnerships with business, industry, education and government generate a unique culture of collaboration that provides access to cutting-edge expertise, research, and technology.
We serve clients at every level of their organization, no matter what the challenge. We focus on delivering practical and enduring results and equipping our clients to grow and lead. Since 2000, IES-led NCMEP efforts have resulted in $2.9 billion in economic benefit to the State of North Carolina.
IES offers a broad portfolio of solutions and expertise in many industry sectors. We can also tailor our solutions to your individual requirements. If you don't find your industry listed in our solutions, contact us to see how we can design a solution customized to your organization's particular needs.
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NEWS & UPDATES
Been to a hotel in Japan lately? The helping hands issuing the hotel room keys are no longer human, but the brains that dreamt them up certainly are! Technology and automation are swiftly and inevitably changing the way we live and work.read more
As the holidays approach and food becomes an important part of our celebrations, you could use items made in North Carolina as part of your meal preparation.read more
NC State Industry Expansion Solutions, administrator for the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), is joined by its MEP partners from the North Carolina Community College System, NCWorks Customized Training; the Economic Development Partnership of NC; the Polymers Center of Excellence; the Manufacturing Solutions Center; North Carolina A&T State University and UNC Charlotte in announcing the inaugural winners of the 2015 NCMEP Leadership Awards.read more