State Partners

Software Factory

Software Factory

The Software Factory focuses on developing software in modern development environments, with the capability to deliver concrete products in collaboration with public, non-profit, and private sector companies. It is a platform that provides the necessary processes and environment to deliver real products. It is about learning, sharing and growing entrepreneurial ideas that span the causal chain −from inception to deployment.

Montana State University

Montana State University

Montana State University, Bozeman is a four-year, co-educational, public research university located in Bozeman, Montana and founded in 1893. The university has 12,054 undergraduate students and 1,617 graduate students. The stated mission of Montana State University is: "Montana State University, the State's land-grant institution, educates students, creates knowledge and art, and serves communities, by integrating learning, discovery, and engagement." Its endowment in 2011 was $100,250,000.

University of Montana

University of Montana

The University of Montana is a four-year, coeducational, public research university located in Missoula, Montana and founded in 1893. The 220 acre campus is situated by the Clark Fork River, near Mount Sentinel, in the western part of the state. Currently, it has 13,370 undergraduate students with an additional 2,299 graduate students. Jeannette Rankin, a member of the Class of 1902, became the first female elected to the U.S. Congress in 1916. Its endowment in 2011 was $130,695,000.