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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.

Every semester, the RBDC connects clients with guided student projects. The range of projects is wide and varied as the RBDC has a plethora 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.


  • Ag Econ – commodity pricing analysis


  • Market analysis
  • Social media marketing
  • Digital marketing

Human Resources

  • Comparitive Wage and Benefits Analysis

Supply Chain

  • Comparitive study of vendors


  • Municipality – feasibility studies
  • County – property tax analysis


  • 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 transfer studies


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

Food Science

  • Product development
  • Taste testing panels


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

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Meet The Team

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John Ward

John Ward

Executive Director
Ryon Brewer

Ryon Brewer

Director of Business Development
Scott Allred

Scott Allred

Director of Business Research
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