ANN ARBOR - A Michigan microbusiness license allows the holder to grow up to 150 plants, process those plants into a variety of cannabis extracts and edibles, and sell those products directly to the consumer. Today on Four20Post we have the state’s only two microbusiness license holders who will discuss their experiences. Ben Kolasa, the owner of Sticky
ANN ARBOR – On MITech TV Feb. 22, Sibrina Collins from Lawrence Tech talks about Summer Science Camp Prize competition. David Weaver from CitySide Ventures explains why the angel group is launching a monthly virtual Deal Tank for early-stage companies to pitch investors. Fred Brown our epidemiologist explains why everyone needs to interact within their bubble.
LANSING - The Michigan Public Service Commission launched new efforts focused on educating and engaging utility customers amid sweeping changes in the energy industry and ongoing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Michigan is in the midst of a significant transition from large, central power plants to clean, distributed sources of energy, and active customer involvement will be
LANSING – The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) is announcing the date, time, and location for its February Business Resource Workshop hosted by the Social Equity Program, featuring Our Cannabis. Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021 Time: 10:00 AM Place: Zoom While attendance is free, space is limited. Interested participants need to register at: http://bit.ly/MRA-success. During the
LANSING —The MiSTEM Network announced it will fund $100,000 in grants ($10,000 each) to STEM educators for usability testing of MiSTEM Playbooks that include real-world examples, advice, resources and best practices created by teachers, for teachers, needed to bring STEM learning to life – and cultivate our future workforce. The pilot grant opportunity will help
Commerce Department Invests $2.4 Million in CARES Act To Expand Manufacturing Skills Programs at Alpena Community College
ALPENA – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration is awarding a $2.4 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to Alpena Community College, Alpena, to renovate space on campus to create an advanced manufacturing lab and an updated welding shop. This EDA grant, to be matched with $600,000 in local investment, is expected to
NEW YORK—A groundbreaking “Back-to-Normal Barometer” survey for the first time finds that half of Americans say that they will receive a COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available for them to receive it. Driving this lack of enthusiasm, 60% of people surveyed don’t believe a vaccine is safe for them to take, while 40% of people
ANN ARBOR - Epidemiologist Fred Brown joins Matt and Mike again to explain the CDC's new recommendations for reopening schools. He also discusses updates on vaccine efficacy and distribution timetables. Trained as a medicinal biochemist, Brown has been on the discovery, development and/or launch teams of 27 major pharmaceutical, 13 diagnostic and 6 vaccine products.
ANN ARBOR - Sabastian Alvim from Flint's XlerateHealth said his accelerator is seeking applicants from healthcare startups and early stage companies to participate in its July cohort. Only six companies will be selected. But here are some of the details: Calling all Flint and Genesee county healthcare entrepreneurs, innovators and startups! Apply for the 2021
KALAMAZOO — The Kalamazoo City Commission unanimously voted to withdraw $10,000 in annual funding for Southwest Michigan First on the same day former GOP House Speaker Lee Chatfield started as the economic development organization’s CEO. The city has directed the funding to Southwest Michigan First’s Council of 100, a public-private regional economic development initiative, since 2015. City