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Partnership Opportunities


Partnership Opportunities


The Axia Institute helps businesses solve some of the world’s greatest challenges by providing high-impact value chain solutions. The Institute expands on Michigan State University’s #1 ranked Supply Chain Management program. We are strategically positioned as the premier value chain innovation center, poised to deliver revolutionary advances in the functional areas of procurement, manufacturing, data analytics, materials management, packaging, logistics and customer service to companies globally.

We are interested in partnering with companies who are interested in working with us to solve these grand challenges.


Partner Levels


✔ General Member


✔ Solution Providers have a position on the Technical Advisory Board


✔ Strategic Partners have a position on the Executive Advisory Board (EAB) and the Technical Advisory Board (TAB)


Partner Value


Solution Provider


Collaboration with partners across multiple industries
Opportunity to frame research priorities

  • Seat on Executive Advisory Board (EAB)
Opportunity to guide the research portfolio

  • Seat on the Technical Advisory Board (TAB)
Preferred access to post-competitive research projects
Early access to technology

  • Exposure to Axia’s Research Portfolio
Access to Value Chain Index (VCI) Performance Assessment
Customized VCI Transformation Roadmap and Analysis
Sponsorship of student capstone projects
Access to executive education (with increasing levels of credit for talent development)
Customized executive education
Attendance at annual summit and special events
One (1) Technical Private Research Project per year
Eligible for Value Chain Excellence Award nomination


Contact us to learn more about becoming a partner of the Axia Institute.