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Practical, pioneering solutions to the world’s energy and environmental challenges.

At our core are our people—our greatest asset. Our team of more than 200 scientists, engineers, and finance, operations, and other support professionals work together to develop practical solutions to critical global issues. Our comprehensive research portfolio comprises a wide array of services tailored to meet each client’s needs.

Pivotal to our success are our partners—the clients we serve. We have worked with more than 1300 clients in 53 countries worldwide from Fortune 500s to small start-ups. Trusted, dynamic working relationships with industry, government, and research organizations provide the foundation for bringing cutting-edge science and engineering technologies together to resolve critical global challenges.

Our vision to lead the world in developing solutions to energy and environmental challenges drives us to provide unparalleled responsiveness to our partners. As a progressive global leader in energy and environmental research, our priority is to make the world a better place in which to live.

Who We Are

Our Vision
OUR VISION

To lead the world in developing solutions to energy and environmental challenges.

Our Mission
OUR MISSION

To provide practical, pioneering solutions to the world’s energy and environmental challenges. We accomplish this mission through our people, our partnerships, and our priorities.

At Our Core
AT OUR CORE

Five core values are the fundamentals our staff incorporates into everything we do. Work you can be proud of begins with people we are proud of.

Our Vision
LEADERSHIP TEAM

The leadership team defines our vision and goals and keeps us on the path to innovation and success.

Meeting
PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We are working in partnership with clients to develop, refine, demonstrate, and commercialize marketable products that provide practical solutions to real-world challenges.

History
HISTORY

Since 1951, we’ve grown from a federal lignite research facility to a total-systems team with extensive experience, multidisciplinary staff, global partnerships, and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.

Student Employees

A Division of UND

BUSINESS AND ACADEMICS COMBINE

We are part of the University of North Dakota. We operate independently, much like a business, and have access to the University’s resources. At any given time, 20+ students are employed in areas including sciences, facilities, information technology, safety, and more.

Student Employees

 

Our entrepreneurial, market-driven culture has a substantial impact on the regional economy. Through the development of innovative, practical solutions to today’s pressing energy and environmental challenges, we help the area economy grow.

Fueling the Economy

 200+

employees, representing multiple disciplines

50+

patents awarded

$112.9M

economic impact in the Grand Forks Region

1300+

clients

53

number of countries our clients represent

Local Impact: FY2018