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May 08, 2018 | Tom Ballard

National MEP reports 14.5 to 1 ROI for FY2017

Money the federal government invests in the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program is generating a substantial economic and financial return, according to a new study by the W. E. Upjohn Institute. The study of FY2017 data showed a 14.5 to 1 financial return for the $128 million invested by the federal government. The Tennessee MEP is part of the University of Tennessee’s Center for Industrial Services.

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