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 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.
NEWS & UPDATES
If your organization or one you know is interested in applying for a 2018 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, please note that eligibility packages (including the downloadable Eligibility Form) must be postmarked by February 14, 2018. In addition, complete award...read more
In a proactive response to changes in federal defense budgets, the North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (DIDI) was created in 2017. The initiative has been managed through a partnership between NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) and the...read more
Happy New Year! It’s Holli Singleton, your MESH spokesperson here wishing you a safe and prosperous 2018! As usual, my family celebrated the New Year by eating! And it’s the same every year—Grandmamma cooks the ham and my sisters and I bring the rest—collard greens,...read more