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Our clients leverage our university and community connections and deep marketplace knowledge, and apply tailored business solutions that enable them to improve their operations and their bottom line. We also craft solutions to meet specific needs. If you have a challenge, we can find a solution— speak to us to discover the right fit for your business.

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Competitive Grant Writing and Concept/Proposal Development

Having experienced grant writers in the development of your proposal can give you a decisive edge when competing for funding. IES provides customized support to help identify the best grant opportunities and produce high-quality, compelling proposals that win a higher volume of grants.

ISO 14001 Technical Assistance Program

We can provide your company training and assistance to develop their Environmental Management System (EMS) in order to achieve ISO 14001 registration.

Research and Evaluation Capacity Building

Plan and conduct your own evaluation activities for a more cost-effective and sustainable way to help communicate the success of your program.   While the Evaluation Solutions Group at NC State Industry Expansion Solutions is equipped to provide comprehensive...

Manager of Environmental Safety and Health Certificate

Environmental management and employee safety and health issues are a tremendous responsibility.

Cybersecurity Awareness

Safeguard your company’s critical assets with IES cybersecurity resources that can provide the materials you need to understand DFARS requirements, help document your compliance, and train your employees on cybersecurity awareness.

Market Development

Penetrate new markets and launch new products with proven sales tools.

Leadership Development

IES helps develop leaders who embody the cultural values of their organizations, with the aim of creating a unified vision for the company and a workforce that cooperatively strives for a single goal.


There are numerous regulatory requirements surrounding hazardous materials, wastes and operations. NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) offers multiple training classes and on-site assistance programs for employees who manage or transport hazardous waste....

Environmental Health and Safety Check-Up

Companies that aspire to be better environmental stewards typically invest in strong environmental, health and safety management, otherwise known as EHS. It involves creating a systematic approach to managing waste, complying with environmental regulations or reducing...

Online Training

Need a valuable and cost-effective method for your employees continuous education and overall productivity enhancement? Our Online Training solutions offer open enrollment training courses, onsite classroom instruction and online training aimed across many diverse industries.

ISO Quality Management

ISO International Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of high quality, no matter where in the world they are produced.

Supplier Enhancement

We help developing suppliers to become more effective vendors to their customers and further benefit supply chain economy & communities.

Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence

NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) recommends that organizations should work towards world-class performance levels and be willing to make focused improvements in core business processes. In doing so, they should consider learning and applying the Shingo...


We can help you succeed globally by providing a comprehensive range of assessments and recommendations for strategic, tactical and technical readiness. In this age of global business, organizations are driven to expand their boundaries, providing goods and services to...

Comprehensive Program Evaluation

Our team has extensive experience working with multiple state and federal agencies on third-party evaluations of grant and non-grant funded programs. We will work with you as early as the application process. We have experience evaluating long-term programs lasting...

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