Matt Roush

About Matt Roush

Matt Roush, a former business and technology journalist for such publications as the Traverse City Record Eagle, Crain's Detroit Business and WWJ News Radio's GLTR, is now Director of Media Relations and Managing Editor, University News Bureau. He also is editor of the Engineering Society of Detroit's Technology Century website, plus a co-host of M2 TechCast on the PodcastDetroit Network.

Ann Arbor Handeholder In Partnership With OtterBox Device Covers

ANN ARBOR — Handeholder Products Inc., an Ann Arbor developer of devices that allow tablets, phones, and mobile payment devices to be easily carried in one hand, announced a new partnership with Fort Collins, Colo.-based Otter Products LLC, maker of OtterBox device covers. The agreement means the companies will collaborate to make Handeholder devices compatible

By |2019-06-14T09:42:29-04:00June 13th, 2019|Auto Tech, New Products / Contracts|

3D Printing Manufacturer Gets FDA Clearance For Heart Procedure Help

PLYMOUTH — Materialise, the Belgian developer of software and services for the 3D printing industry with its North American headquarters in Plymouth, announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Mimics Enlight cardiovascular planning software suite. The first release will support clinicians planning complex transcatheter mitral valve replacement

By |2019-06-13T17:46:39-04:00June 13th, 2019|IoT|

LLamasoft Names Chief Product Officer

ANN ARBOR–LLamasoft, a developer of supply chain design and decision-making software, announced the appointment of Karthik Mani as executive vice president and chief product officer. In this new role, Mani will lead LLamasoft’s global product development organization to define the company’s product strategy and road map and to deliver an expanded product offering that enables

By |2019-06-13T17:46:39-04:00June 13th, 2019|As-A-Service, Software|

LTU Gets State Grant For Lecture Series Linking Humanities With High Tech

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has received a $6,800 grant from Michigan Humanities to support the “Humanity + Technology Lecture Series,” a continuing series of public presentations on the human implications and effects of technology—past, present, and future. “The lectures will be given by visiting humanities scholars researching technology’s effects on society, culture, and politics,” said Paul

By |2019-06-13T17:46:39-04:00June 13th, 2019|ESD|

OptimizeRx Raises $20 Million In Stock Offering

ROCHESTER—OptimizeRx Corp. (Nasdaq: OPRX), the Rochester-based provider of digital communication services for pharmaceutical companies to patients and healthcare providers, has announced a proposed underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock. The company sold 1,538,500 shares of its common stock at a price of $13 per share. The proceeds of the offering, before deducting

By |2019-06-07T18:51:40-04:00June 7th, 2019|ESD, Life Sciences|

Ford Ups Sustainability Targets, Launches New Women-In-Mobility Push

DEARBORN—Ford Motor Co. touted its green bona fides in its 20th annual Sustainability Report, which also included new sustainability target and a new effort to boost the presence of women in the mobility industry. “We are committed to having a positive impact on the planet and the communities where we live and operate,” said Kim

By |2019-06-07T18:52:17-04:00June 7th, 2019|ESD|

LTU’s Collins To Speak On Women of Color In Tech At TechTown

SOUTHFIELD—Sibrina Collins, executive director of the Marburger STEM Center at Lawrence Technological University, will participate on a panel discussion on “Women of Color in Tech” June 6 at TechTown Detroit, 440 Burroughs St., Detroit. The event, sponsored by Comcast, the Thurgood Marshall Excellence Fund, and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency, runs

By |2019-05-29T15:52:56-04:00May 29th, 2019|ESD|

Roush Opening New Real-Time Simulation Road Test Lab In Livonia

LIVONIA — Roush has announced a $6 million investment in a new Roush Advanced Durability Lab, which will allow businesses to test the structural reliability of vehicles and vehicle components early in the product design timeline. “Roush’s investment in the Roush Advanced Durability Lab ensures products in the development phase live up to users’ expectations,”

By |2019-05-29T15:52:56-04:00May 29th, 2019|Auto Tech|

Ann Arbor Spark Brings Back Tech Talk – Part Of A2Tech360 Series Of Events

ANN ARBOR—Ann Arbor Spark announced it will present its third annual Tech Talk at the Michigan Theater June 7 as part of the a2Tech360 series of events. Doors will open at 9 a.m. with the program beginning at 10 a.m. This free event, sponsored by PNC Bank and Wacker Chemical, features inspiring TED-style talks from

By |2019-05-29T15:18:51-04:00May 29th, 2019|ESD, New Products / Contracts|

Secure-24 Names New Chief Marketing Officer

ANN ARBOR—Secure-24, a provider of managed cloud services, IT operations, and applications hosting, announced that veteran marketing executive John Bonapace had joined the company as chief marketing officer, a new position. In this role, Bonapace will be responsible for establishing strategic partnerships, driving new business development opportunities and executing the company’s go-to-market strategy. John Bonapace 

By |2019-05-29T15:18:51-04:00May 29th, 2019|Cyber Defense|