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2018 OTI Course Calendar

Plan for next year’s professional development today. Our 2018 Southeastern OTI Education Center course calendar is now available.

Why Cybersecurity Matters

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NC State Is Extraordinary

NC State has always been an institution that thinks big and gets things done. That Think and Do spirit has been part of our DNA for more than 130 years, and it’s at the core of our Campaign.

Services and Solutions

Enhance growth, improve productivity, reduce costs, lower risk and expand capacity.

Industries

Every industry is different. Find a solution designed and customized to suit your needs.

Training and Courses

Unparalleled training and educational programs with multiple ways to learn and grow.

Who We Are

Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) is the engineering-based, solutions-driven, client-focused extension unit of NC State's College of Engineering. Our broad portfolio of solutions 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 range of assessments, a 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.

Read the IES fact sheet.
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Read our Annual Report.
Explore A Day in the Life of IES.
See We are IES video

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NEWS & UPDATES

CommonWell Health Recognized by NC Performance Excellence Program

CommonWell Health has attained Milestone 2 status from the North Carolina Performance Excellence Program, marking the first time a community health center has received this achievement in North Carolina. This recognition highlights the diligence and resources CommonWell Health has devoted to its performance excellence journey, which started in 2015.

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Goats. Yoga. And Fall Prevention for Youth Workers.

On a mission to plan a family weekend adventure, I recently googled “things to do” and “events calendar” for a multitude of nearby towns and boroughs. Imagine my surprise when I came across an opportunity for an afternoon excursion to Chapel Hill where the whole...

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