A new joint contract between the Nevada System of Higher Education (DRI serving as the lead), the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, the Governor's Office of Economic Development and IBM will support innovation and economic development.
A public/private joint-venture to promote innovation-based economic development in Nevada.
The Nevada Center of Excellence (COE) will drive the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) innovation initiatives and will serve as a basis for a new public and private sector collaboration to drive economic development.
Combining domain expertise from the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions and IBM’s advanced computing technologies, COEs throughout the state will deliver high value shared services to public and private sector clients while building job skills and assisting the Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) to grow the workforce for tomorrow.
The first of these COEs will leverage the world-renowned expertise of DRI and the other NSHE institutions in the field of hydrologic sciences. This Las Vegas-based COE will deliver services in water resource management and big data analytics.