Center for Economic Development

University of Minnesota Duluth

11 East Superior St.
Suite 210
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 726-7298
Toll Free: (888) 387-4594
FAX: (218) 726-6338

CED Homepage

Technology Field

Business assistance


  • Small Business Development Center - provides management counseling, education and training for persons starting and owning a business

  • Bureau of Business and Economic Research - undertakes research to identify business needs and economic opportunities in the region

  • Natural Resources Research Institute Business Group provides business assistance in commercializing innovations and prepares business plans and financial packaging for natural resource based businesses

  • Minnesota Technology Inc., Regional Office - provides technical assistance to manufacturers in northeast Minnesota

    Technical Support Contact