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Business Resource & Development Center

Real people. Real results.

Welcome to the Business Resource & Development Center (BRDC) at Saginaw Valley State University - your link to future economic growth of the Great Lakes Bay region; your connection to the present.

BRDC is comprised of the following entities:

  • Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center - Northeast(MMTC-NE)
    Assisting area manufacturers to achieve sustained profitability through training and support
  • Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development (OCEPD)
    Providing quality professional development, new career and personal enrichment opportunities
  • Independent Testing Laboratory(ITL)
    Improving existing products and bringing new products to market through quality analytical services and technical support
  • Saginaw Valley Research and Development Corporation (SVRDC)
    Taking new technology to commercial viability

From small businesses to multi-million dollar corporations, from start-ups to stand-alones, your needs are one in the same: To grow and prosper right here at home in the Great Lakes Bay and in the global marketplace.

With the considerable resources of a major state University right in our own back yard, you have only to look to SVSU’s Business Resource & Development Center to help you meet head-on the challenges we all face in these changing economic times. Our facilities are state-of-the-art and offer the latest research and development capabilities. Our faculty members are leaders in their field and bring a wide range of expertise to any situation. And our students are the eager leaders and workforce of tomorrow, ready and willing to tackle real-world problems with innovative solutions and ideas.

Enhancing the economic vitality of the Saginaw Valley is our mission; doing so with quality resources, programs and people is our passion. We accomplish this in unique and innovative ways to provide technical support for existing businesses; personal and professional development opportunities; programs and services for the manufacturing sector; and commercialization of ideas and inventions whether at the University or business start-ups across the region.

As your partner for the future, together we can enhance the economic growth and energy here in the Saginaw Valley.

The Business Resource & Development Center at SVSU. Real people. Real Results.

Please call us today at (989) 964-4475 or click on the links below to discover how BRDC can positively impact you and your bottom line.

Business Resource & Development Center Contacts:

Kelly McQuarter, Administrative Secretary
(989) 964-7015


Jaime Frank, Administrative Secretary
(989) 964-4048


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