• Come Do Projects With the RBDC!

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    Research and Business Development Center Projects
  • The RBDC is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization

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  • Professional Projects

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  • Working With Students

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The Research and Business Development Center (RBDC) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit with a mission to provide undergraduate students with meaningful work experience to better prepare them for careers and life. Connecting students with clients to work on projects that deliver value to both student and client is central to this mission.

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Every semester, the RBDC connects clients with guided student projects. The range of projects is wide and varied as the RBDC has a pleathora of ways in which it engages students in meaningful work experiences. Below is a sampling of these projects.

Past Projects

General Business

  • Business Plan Development
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Social Media Analysis
  • Location Studies
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Entreprenuerial Support

Click here to learn more about our ALPS | Advanced projects.

Click here to learn more about our ALPS | Basic projects.

Finance/Economics

  • Ag Econ – commodity pricing analysis

Marketing

  • Market analysis
  • Social media marketing
  • Digital marketing

Human Resources

  • Comparitive Wage and Benefits Analysis

Supply Chain

  • Comparitive study of vendors

Government

  • Municipality – feasibility studies
  • County – property tax analysis

Education

  • School Districts
    • Comparitive studies
    • Educational programs research
  • Community College
    • Feasibility study
    • Social media analysis
    • Competitve grant research

Data Analytics

  • Data wrangling
  • Data visualization
  • Dashboard development

Click here to learn more about our data analytics projects.

Tech

  • Tech transfer studies

Agronomics

  • Product testing
    • Herbicide/fungicide
    • Pesticide
    • Fertilizer
    • Seed/cultivar

Food Science

  • Product development
  • Taste testing panels

Engineering

  • Concept design and development
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Electrical/Computer Engineering

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Meet The Team

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David Merrill

David Merrill

Executive Director
Will Jenson

Will Jenson

Director of Business
John Ward

John Ward

Director of Business Development
Taylor Woods

Taylor Woods

Administrative Director
Rob Tonks

Rob Tonks

Director of University Relations + Marketing
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