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Research Centers

The Broad College has a number of centers and institutes that partner with corporations and the community on research and other projects.

Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation: focuses on research related to value chain creation and management; offers educational programs in supply chain management; includes faculty from the Broad College of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the College of Social Science.

Demmer Center for Business Transformation: helps Michigan manufacturing businesses transform into lean, agile global competitors and increase their presence and profitability in domestic as well as global markets.

Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation: advances and promotes entrepreneurship at MSU and in the State of Michigan through research, education, and outreach.

International Business Center (IBC), a.k.a. Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER): provides education, research, and assistance to businesses, public policy makers, academics, and students on issues of importance to international trade and global competitiveness.

Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP): focuses on the complex global issues of anti-counterfeiting and product protection, in collaboration with the School of Criminal Justice, the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, and the College of Social Science.

Center for Venture Capital, Private Equity and Entrepreneurial Finance (CVCPEEF): pursues academic and applied research on entrepreneurship and venture capital and private equity investments and builds collaborative relationships with others in the field.

Railway Education and Research: a multi-disciplinary team covers the railway as a transportation system. We undertake applied railway research, practice knowledge leadership, offer consulting services, and provide railway-specific educational programs.

Center For Business and Social Analytics: CBSA’s goal is to accelerate research that uses digital resources to understand and predict social, economic, business and government processes from the ground up. We will do this by providing and coordinating resources to enhance multi-college collaboration, the sharing of ideas, and innovation across the University. Unlike a traditional bricks and mortar research center, CBSA operates as a virtual entity. To promote collaboration and innovation, CBSA offers a Seed Grant Program, an annual research conference, and an on-going set of informal meetings to connect scholars from across the University.


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