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Greg Strommen, an engineering technician at North Dakota State University's Center for Nanoscale Science & Engineering, operates and maintains the equipment in the "clean room" in this 2010 file photo. Heidi Shaffer / The Forum

Guest Post: Support ND’s Research Engine & Economic Diversification With State Funding

Guest Post: Support ND’s Research Engine & Economic Diversification With State Funding

This guest post was submitted by Steve Burian, Co-Chairperson of the Valley Prosperity Partnership Steering Committee & AE2S Cofounder Thank you to Sen. Ron Sorvaag and to the North Dakota Senate for leading the charge in supporting Senate Bill (SB) 2282, a historic bill that will diversify North Dakota’s economy by funding transformational research at the

EERC Principal Research Scientist Ramesh Sharma works in his lab at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. (Photo courtesy of EERC)

Roscoe Streyle: The Best Way to Diversify North Dakota’s Economy Is to Invest in Research

This guest post was submitted by Minot resident Roscoe Streyle. What is the one thing the Legislature could do to set the stage for economic diversification?  Yes, there’s many, but the one that could have the biggest impact for the least amount of money: Invest in R&D, Research and Development, not just research in general,

North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani, left, and University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy meet with The Forum Editorial Board to make the case for more legislative funding for research Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Steve Burian: Research by UND and NDSU Critical to North Dakota’s Diversification

This guest post was submitted by Steve Burian, the Grand Forks-based CEO of AE2S and co-chairman of the Valley Prosperity Partnership. In his budget address this week, Governor Burgum stated “our revenues remain largely dependent on commodity prices we cannot control.” The collapse of commodity prices forced our legislature to make difficult budget cuts during