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Innovate SoDak

Our Mission

Innovate SoDak's mission is to strengthen South Dakota's economy
by leveraging university resources to support regional industries. 


We assist regional companies by connecting them with university assets and expertise.

Technical Assistance

Our technical experts at SDSU will answer your questions regarding product/process development, engineering, machines/equipment, business models, economics, and sustainability. 

Business Planning and Market Assessments

Our services range from individual coaching and consultation to ideation and commercialization programs to fully explore the market potential of an idea. 

Applied Research

We can connect you with research experts at SDSU to provide your company with technical assistance tailored to your needs. By using SDSU’s state-of-the-art equipment, our researchers will provide insight in a timely and professional manner. 

Workforce Development

Leveraging the talents of SDSU’s faculty and staff, we offer short courses, workshops, and webinars on selected topics including project management, team leadership, and quality improvement. 

Product Development

With resources in design, testing, commercialization, and market entry, we can support your product ideation and prototype development from start to finish.

Areas of Expertise

Sustainable Energy, Precision Agriculture, HVAC quality, Commercialization, Workforce Development


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