South Dakota is the home of unsurpassed beauty and a business climate you won’t find anywhere else. Study after study ranks South Dakota as one of the best states in the union to do business and as one of the highest qualities of life. Take a moment and read the story the numbers tell.
In South Dakota, our size is our strength. We are small, and we consider that an asset. That’s because in South Dakota, you will find communities that work together, researchers that share information, and a collaborative spirit you simply can’t find in larger states.
South Dakota supports research. In fact, since 2002, the state has launched 10 Centers of Excellence that conduct research in cutting-edge technologies from financial protection, to cancer research, to nanoscience, to photonics.