Michigan Corporate Relations Network Announces RFP for Second Round of the Small Company Innovation Program

East Lansing, MI –The Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN) is soliciting proposals for the second round of its Small Company Innovation Program (SCIP) awards. SCIP provides cost-sharing grants to small-to medium-sized companies for research projects at MCRN universities. The six universities that make up MCRN are Wayne State University, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, University of... [Read More...]

Michigan Corporate Relations Network Announces RFP for Small Company Innovation Program

The Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN) is soliciting proposals for its Small Company Innovation Program (SCIP).  The SCIP will provide cost-sharing grants to foster collaboration between MCRN universities and small-to medium-size companies on research projects for new commercial products or services. The six universities that make up MCRN are Wayne State University, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Michigan Technological... [Read More...]

Ann Arbor Named Five Star Community by U-M Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research

Ann Arbor has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in a study by researchers at the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research. The city was honored as a five star community along with 55 other communities across the state. The eCities research surveyed over 100 communities in Michigan who are home to 128,242 entrepreneurs who earned $3.4 billion in annual income. These... [Read More...]