Research and Development

Unique R&D assets to propel your business into the future


The National Center for Coatings Application, Research, and Education (C-CARE) is a one-of-a-kind coating and finishing technology center, housing 11,000 square feet of environmentally controlled space, and a suite of state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing coating and finishing equipment. Learn more.


R&D Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Energy EfficiencyR&D CAMEE

The R&D Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Energy Efficiency (R&D CAMEE), an initiative of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC), provides advanced manufacturing and energy efficient solutions to manufacturers by means of innovative technology and techniques. Located in the SVHEC's Innovation Center, which is equipped with an advanced machining center, computer labs, multi-use classrooms, research assistant support spaces, 80-seat conference center, a student studio & and prototype space. Learn more.