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MIST sessions could open door to federal contracts

Small business owners who want to tap into government contracting may be put off by the rules and red tape that confront them. Even those who have experience in the competitive contracting arena can be confounded by the layers of regulations. Fortunately for business owners who want to get work from the government now have the new Marine Industries Science ...

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MSET to oversee new Gulf Coast marine industries cluster

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) at the Stennis Space Center has been selected to administer a new project to support small business growth in four Gulf of Mexico states. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) wrote a letter of support for the MSET application for a Marine Industries Science and Technology (MIST) Cluster, which was named one of ...

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Two companies graduate from MSET incubator at Stennis

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) recently graduated two companies from their incubator program at Stennis Space Center. DQSI, is a woman-owned, 8(a), small disadvantaged firm that specializes in information technology and GIS, document management and seismic digitization, construction and environmental consulting. Melhcorp builds electronics systems, particularly for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) including Hunter, Predator, Pioneer, Snowgoose ...

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DCI selects Beasley

Charlie Beasley, president and CEO, Mississippi Enterprise for Technology Inc., has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s “40 Under 40” awards. The award’s program was managed by Development Counsellors International (DCI), a New York-based firm that specializes in economic development marketing. Beasley has been an employee of the MSET at NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center ...

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Beasley earns certification

Charlie Beasley, president and CEO of the Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) at Stennis Space Center, recently earned the designation of certified economic developer (CEcD). The CEcD exam was administered by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) on Sept. 29 and 30 in Houston, Texas, at the Hilton Americas-Houston. With nearly 15 years of economic development experience, Beasley has spent ...

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Lewis, Russ elected to board

The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MsET) has announced the installation of Dr. William A. Lewis, president of Pearl River Community College, and Chandler Russ, director of the Mississippi Development Authority’s Existing Industry and Business (EIB) Division, to its board of directors. Located in Hancock County on the site of NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center, MsET is a non-profit organization ...

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SEUS-CP event yields quick results

Last month, a delegation of Mississippians made a trip north of the border to attend the Southeastern United States-Canadian Provinces (SEUS-CP) Alliance Annual Conference. More than 300 Canadian and U.S. business and government leaders attended the conference that would highlight three key industry sectors — advanced manufacturing, ocean technologies and energy. The local group had high hopes the networking event ...

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