UAS Ecosystem: Catalyst for growth

How has the EDC evolved to support North Dakota’s UAS growth, the ecosystem of UAS? That question was posed to me at the UAS Summit last week. I found a description of ecosystem that perfectly describes our region and how we’ve developed this young UAS sector: An ecosystem is about how people meet, talk, trust, …

Manufacturing trends signal strength in Grand Forks County

An article about manufacturing jobs caught my attention. The Washington Post’s Wonkblog article, What Republicans and Democrats get wrong about American manufacturing, challenges the notion that American manufacturers are moving domestic jobs overseas to take advantage of less expensive labor and, as a result, manufacturing production in the U.S. is down. In fact, the article …

Top 10 – July 2016

The Grand Forks Herald Community Room was buzzing with energy. About 130 people attended the launch of Drone Biz,  a monthly luncheon for businesses and entrepreneurs …. Have you RSVP’d for the Aug. 11 lunch yet? Director of UAS Development Terry Sando was part of a roundtable with gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum focused on the region …