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The Office of Innovation and Economic Development (OIED) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is your regional gateway to a myriad of resources! The collective knowledge and networks herein are ready to assist businesses and start-up entrepreneurs with everything from creating a business plan to attracting equity investments.

Ilinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC)

Illinois Nurse Aide Testing

Illinois Small Business Development Center at SIU

Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center at SIU

Office of Workforce Innovation and Research

Saluki Innovation Lab

Small Business Incubator Program

SIU Research Park

Saluki Ventures