The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) is located at the John C. Stennis Space Center, one of the nation’s largest federal cities. Originally formed through a joint effort between the State of Mississippi, NASA, and the Mississippi institutions of higher learning, MSET is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that facilitates regional economic development by leveraging the resources of Stennis Space Center, the State, and the region to foster business opportunities among public and private entities.
Using the scientific and technical resources of NASA and other resident agencies at Stennis, MSET promotes growth in existing industry, stimulates new business, and attracts high-tech companies to the region by providing companies crucial business and technology-related services, opportunities for partnerships and collaboration, entrepreneur resources and access to state and federal technology portfolios.
MSET operates the Mississippi Technology Transfer Office, authorized by State statute and agreements with the Mississippi Development Authority and NASA. The Mississippi Technology Transfer Center at Stennis houses many advanced technology companies specializing in fields such as engineering, aerospace, geospatial technology, defense solutions, environmental sciences, marine technology, energy innovation, and IT.