THE AXIA INSTITUTE:
Delivering Value Chain Solutions®
Tackling Some of the Biggest
Business and World Challenges
The Axia Institute® is a premier research and education center dedicated to developing effective and sustainable solutions to improve public and private value chains. Established by Michigan State University in 2013, the Axia Institute partners with industry to solve grand challenges and conduct cross-disciplinary research in areas of value chain optimization, data analytics, engineering, smart packaging, anti-counterfeiting, and water and food safety.
Value Chain Approach
Value chains represent all the steps and links in a system from beginning to end. When every step and link performs at its best, the entire value chain performs at its best. Businesses and nonprofits benefit from enhanced value chain management.
The research strategy focuses on four research application areas applicable to both business and the nonprofit sector: Water Quality and Water Delivery, Food Safety and Sustainability, Global Manufacturing and Value Chain Integration.
News and Events
Hospital systems are seeking processes and technologies that will create a better patient experience while also reducing costs. The Axia Institute, with support from IntelliGuard, has investigated RFID usage in hospital systems as it has shown great potential for the industry.
The Axia Institute expands their memberships in the technology and healthcare industries along with making advancements in RFID standardization to track medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
As the healthcare industry continues to face growing challenges, the Axia Institute is connecting with providers across the industry to help develop solutions.