The Strategic Partnerships Center works to promote and deploy the talents, skills and expertise of Minnesota State University, Mankato's students, faculty and staff to address the needs of business, education and partners. Contact us today to explore opportunities for the university to set in motion big ideas and real-world thinking solutions for you.
The South Central Community Navigator: Mainstreet Businesses Focused on Food and Agriculture (MBFFA) project works to enhance sustainability and growth in the agriculture and food-related sector in Region 9. Through a unique collaborative approach, MBFFA will provide counseling, training, technical assistance, and access to resources for small businesses in south-central Minnesota.
Launch Minnesota is a statewide collaborative effort to accelerate the growth of startups and amplify Minnesota as a national leader in innovation. Serving as the Southwest Regional Hub for the Launch Minnesota Network, Minnesota State University, Mankato is leveraging the power of partnerships to elevate services for entrepreneurs and innovators, and connect them with resources that support an innovative ecosystem and pipeline.
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Launch Minnesota is a statewide collaborative effort to accelerate the growth of startups and amplify Minnesota as a national leader in innovation.
MBFFA works to enhance sustainability and growth in the agriculture and food-related sector in Region 9.
The Strategic Partnerships Center works with businesses and communities throughout the state to create mutually beneficial connections to the University. Possible partnerships could include everything from internships and employee recruitment to research, data analysis and much more.
The Center for Workforce Professional Education helps individuals and organizations meet their educational, professional, and economic development goals by providing relevant, accessible, and high-quality training opportunities.
The SBDC program is accredited and recognized as the most effective business assistance program in Minnesota.
Explore opportunities for our students, faculty and staff to set in motion big ideas and real-world thinking solutions for you!