Center for Business and Economic Development

Real people. Real results.

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

CBED is comprised of five entities:

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 Center for Business and Economic Development 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 Center for Business and Economic Development at SVSU. Real people. Real Results.

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

Center for Business and Economic Development
Harry Leaver, Executive Director
(989) 964-4047

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