LIVONIA — Officials at Hygieia, the Livonia-based digital insulin guidance software developer, announced that the company has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a phone app that will enhance the company’s d-Nav Insulin Guidance Service. The app is cleared for use as an aid in optimizing insulin management among people with
DETROIT — The Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge has selected 23 start-ups to move on to the semifinals of its 11th annual competition, sponsored by SAE International and MI Innovation Alliance. The 2019 GAMIC Semi-finalists, hailing from seven states and five countries, have a broad array of promising new technologies to advance the vehicles
DETROIT — The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Detroit chapter will host its annual Girls Engineering Exploration (GEE) Day Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R St., Detroit. The event is a free, full day of interactive workshops and demonstrations that aims to expose girls
TROY — Officials of Precision Extraction Solutions, a provider of cannabis and hemp extraction technology, announced the company had been named the exclusive equipment supplier of Canapar S.r.L. for the development and outfitting of its flagship extraction plant in Sicily. On the heels of a $20 million round of funding that included a lead investment
SOUTHFIELD – The Michigan Energy Office has awarded a one-year, $75,000 Michigan Cleantech Product Launch Program (MI CPLP) grant to Lawrence Technological University (LTU) and the Centrepolis Accelerator to launch a “Cleantech ScaleUp for Success” pilot program. ScaleUp for Success is an immersive 12-month program – in this case, to support Michigan-based “cleantech” hardware entrepreneurs.
ANN ARBOR – By zeroing in on humans’ gait, body symmetry and foot placement, University of Michigan researchers are teaching self-driving cars to recognize and predict pedestrian movements with greater precision than current technologies. Data collected by vehicles through cameras, LiDAR (laser-based radar) and GPS allow the researchers to capture video snippets of humans in
PLYMOUTH – Hella Corporate Center USA Inc., the North American headquarters of the German auto supplier Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., is now accepting applications for the Hella Scholars program. The deadline to apply is March 1. Launched in 2017, Hella Scholars receive $10,000 renewable scholarships, paid work experience, and, ultimately, career placements at Hella.
ANN ARBOR – Officials at the University of Michigan announced the selection of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, a team that will recommend how the university will reach the goal of becoming a carbon neutral institution, as well as develop transferable strategies that can be used by other institutions and larger communities to achieve
ANN ARBOR — Supply chain software developer LLamasoft has appointed two people to newly created senior executive positions: Sandra Moran as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, and Slimane Allab as senior vice president and general manager for the Europe-Middle East-Africa region.. In her new role, Moran will lead the global marketing organization to
ANN ARBOR – When local residents feel the planning process for building wind turbines is fair and open, their perceptions of the often-controversial energy source remain steady or improve with time, according to a new University of Michigan study. In fact, the openness with which the planning process is handled is more important in shaping