Boston MichAGAIN Reception – Employers Are Top of the Hub!

The MichAGAIN reception took place last night at Top of the Hub – 50th floor of the Prudential Tower overlooking Boston and the harbor. It was a most picturesque setting to talk about the beauty of Michigan – more shoreline than any other state in the U.S., surrounded by inland seas that boast no salt and no sharks – and the hot job market that wants and needs top talent for our driving industries. The 80 plus attendees had stories to share... [Read More...]

Boston’s Awash in Maize & Blue!

Andrew Chu, addressing the U-M Alumni Luncheon For the past three days Boston has turned maize and blue.  We blanketed the area with Michigan positive message messages and it sure paid off.  Recent articles in Xconomy and positive pieces by a renown technology blogger have taken our message viral. At our site selection consultant luncheon, one native Bostonian who had never been to Michigan before said, “What the deal with all this positive... [Read More...]

MLSIC Incubator Company Profile: Milad Pharmaceutical Consulting, LLC

Michigan Life Science and Innovation Center (MLSIC) — southeastern Michigan’s newest home for innovation-based business — welcomes Milad Pharmaceutical Consulting, LLC to its life science incubator. Milad offers clients pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic analysis. Pharmacodynamics explores what a drug does to the body, whereas pharmacokinetics explores what the body does to the drug. The company also offers clinical pharmacology expertise and... [Read More...]

MI Pre-Seed Capital Fund update

New investments made since June, 2007 There was not a slow down in deal flow for the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund during the summer and it continues through the fall. Since our last post we have made investments in these companies… Phrixus Pharmaceuticals – Ann Arbor Avidimer Therapeutics – Ann Arbor Compendia Bioscience – Ann Arbor Accord Biomaterial – Ann Arbor Hybra-Drive Systems – Deerfield RazorThreat –... [Read More...]

VC Investing in Michigan Biotech more than doubled in 2006

Venture capitalists closed on 11 deals in Michigan last year totaling $135.5 million, with several bio-technology startup In case you missed it, below is a link to the mlive.com story dated Feb. 1 about the BioEnterprise report that said 8 deals in Ann Arbor/Detroit were done last year with a total investment exceeding $98mm, ranking 3rd among 17 Midwestern markets. From there you should be able to link back to the BioEnterprise site and read several... [Read More...]