Reflection on the IEDC Annual Conference: Day Two

This week, I’m sharing my experiences from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) 2010 Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio. Day 2: It was a gloomy start with temperatures around 60 and rain but my morning tour of Technology and Higher Education really stood out in the trip. We toured the Ohio Supercomputer Center, TechColumbus, and the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center (DEC). All three locations were very unique in their infrastructure... [Read More...]

Three Companies Receive Michigan Microloan Funding

Three Michigan companies recently received a combined total of $104,000 through the Michigan Microloan Fund Program.  This brings the total amount invested through the Fund to over $1.3 million. Terra-Telesis, KnowledgeWatch, and uwemp received the funding to support commercialization of their core products. Terra-Telesis is based in Okemos and received Microloan funding for the commercialization of emerging technology based on its unique low profile,... [Read More...]