Grants Awarded

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)

Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) has served as the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) Center since 1995, operating under the NC State College of Engineering. Administered by IES, NCMEP is made up of five other partners: North Carolina Community College System, NCWorks Customized Training; the Economic Development Partnership of NC; the Polymers Center of Excellence; the Manufacturing Solutions Center; and North Carolina A&T State University. Learn more here.


North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative

NC State Industry Expansion Solutions and the North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans Affairs are working together to help defense-related businesses diversify or expand into new markets. The effort is funded by a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. Learn more here.