Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Mercy Health will join together to form one Michigan-wide health system

 CANTON and NORTON SHORES, Mich. – (Nov. 15, 2017) – The Trinity Health-owned health systems of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) in southeast Michigan and Mercy Health in west Michigan today announced they will combine their two systems into one statewide system to create a strong, people-centered care delivery network  across Michigan. Rob Casalou, …

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Visteon Partners with American Center for Mobility as Founding Member, Driving Development of Autonomous Vehicles

With $5 million investment, Visteon becomes first Tier 1 supplier to partner with national automated vehicle proving ground Visteon will benefit from testing, validation and self-certification of connected and automated vehicles at 500-plus acre Willow Run site Teaming with ACM enhances development of Visteon’s DriveCore™ autonomous driving platform VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Nov. 13, 2017 …

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Washtenaw Community College Signs Five-Year Contract for Apprenticeship Training with National Sprinkler Fitter Union

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, Nov. 8, 2017 – Washtenaw Community College and the Sprinkler Fitters of UA Local Union 669 signed a five-year contract extension today to continue the college’s involvement in providing the educational component of the union’s apprenticeship program. The agreement will extend the contract through December 2022. “We are very proud to continue …

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UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities research recognizes City of Dexter for developing a positive entrepreneurial climate

UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities research recognizes City of Dexter for developing a positive entrepreneurial climate (Dexter, MI), November 7, 2017 – The City of Dexter is one of four communities across the state of Michigan to have been identified for the strategies they employ to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development, according to the annual eCities …

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Ann Arbor SPARK Hires Komal Doshi as Director of Mobility Programs

November 8, 2017 – ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Ann Arbor SPARK recently hired Komal Doshi as its entrepreneurial services director of mobility programs.  In this role, Doshi will work with existing and new startups to identify and solve challenges, engage stakeholders, and build new relationships within the mobility industry. This new position at Ann Arbor SPARK, …

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What to expect at this year’s Accelerate Michigan

Through dedication, hard work, and community support, 15 of Ann Arbor SPARK’s clients have earned spots as Accelerate Michigan (AMIC) semifinalists against strong competition. These companies are within striking distance of prizes and recognition that could lead to an inflection point in their growth. These same 15 startups represent 42% of this year’s pool of 36 semifinalists. …

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THE DETROIT FREE PRESS NAMES U-M CREDIT UNION A WINNER OF THE MICHIGAN 2017 TOP WORKPLACES AWARD

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (November 6, 2017) – The University of Michigan Credit Union (UMCU) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Detroit Free Press. The Top Workplaces list recognizes organizations that are committed to their employees and create strong work cultures. These organizations are identified based solely …

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