Let the Mississippi Business
Engagement Network connect
you with the resources
you need to succeed.

The Mississippi Business Engagement
Network is a portal to the wealth
of university assets housed
within Mississippi Public Universities.
MBEN connects business leaders and
economic developers with the
university resources needed
to succeed in today’s
business climate.

Our RESEARCHERS and what they can do for you.
Our PARTNERS at work for you.
Bringing it all TOGETHER for you.
Our RESOURCES and how they can help you.

What can MBEN do for business and industry in Mississippi?


Whether your business is already established in Mississippi or you are considering locating in the state, whether you are an economic developer working to attract industry to Mississippi or a site selector searching for the most advantageous location, the Mississippi Business Engagement Network is the partner you need for the growth you desire. The MBEN connects you to all of the resources and assets housed within Mississippi’s public university system and helps you form, enhance and sustain partnerships with the universities and our collaborators. Finding the assets and answers you need is just a click—or call—away.

  • Faculty Expertise
  • Professional Development
  • Research Capability
  • Lab/Facility Access
  • Meeting Space
  • Student Recruiting
  • Student Internships
  • Technology Utilization/Commercialization
  • Advisory Boards
  • General Support



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