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MSU Colleges Active with Axia Institute Research
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Eli Broad College of Business
College of Engineering
College of Social Science
School of Criminal Justice
School of Packaging
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The Axia Institutes’ efforts towards solving industry grand challenges can be seen in every research project we do. Welcome to our featured research areas section. Our team practices quality research to help develop solutions for the industry’s many challenges. Click through each area to see research, reports, and more.

Pharmaceutical Serialization

Reconstructing the medical supply chain as we know it.

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Workforce of the Future

Bridging the gap within the workplace for a more cohesive collaboration.

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Value Chain Index

Assessing your supply chain for strength and success.

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Plastic Waste

Encountering solutions for a cleaner Earth.

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Global Logistics

Ensuring quality transportation, everywhere.

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Water Quality and Water Delivery

Ensuring access to potable water supply and sanitation facilities around the world.

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Food Safety and Sustainability

Improving agricultural processes from planting to harvest and beyond to address global food challenges.

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Global Manufacturing

A holistic approach to reducing manufacturing complexity to bring products to market more effectively.

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Value Chain Integration

Studying a tri-level optimization structure that represents the relationship between strategic, tactical, and operational decisions in the design and management of extended supply chains.

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