NDSU's extensive resources are available to help meet corporate research, technology and development needs and to help companies expand their technology base. By sponsoring research at NDSU, a company can potentially save on costly long-term research investments in capital and labor while receiving the benefits of focused, experienced research and development.

North Dakota State University celebrated its 100th year as a land-grant institution in 1989. Over 700 faculty members provide a broad array of research and technical expertise through the College of Agriculture, Science and Mathematics, Engineering and Architecture, Pharmacy, Human Development & Education, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of Education. NDSU is recognized as a research leader in coatings and polymeric material research, nanotechnology, high performance computing, plant breeding, agriculture product development, and many other areas.

The combination of NDSU’s faculty knowledge and experience coupled with its  state-of-the-art research facilities are what make industry partnerships with NDSU so successful.