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What Michigan’s Recreational Marijuana Rules Mean For Microbusinesses

LANSING - The Emergency Rules issued by the Marijuana Regulatory Agency under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (“MRTMA”) were released on July 3rd, 2019. These eagerly anticipated emergency regulations set forth the rules of the road that Michigan microbusinesses to comply with when operating a marijuana microbusiness facility. One of the biggest

By |2019-07-15T10:27:03-04:00July 15th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

IDTechEx Research Finds 3D Bioprinted Organ Models Key To $1.9 Billion Market

BOSTON  - There is no doubt that 3D bioprinting is a technology of the future. Imagine being able to print a kidney or liver on demand. This is a stark contrast to the long wait for a donor organ today. Currently, the average wait time for a liver is 4 to 5 months and 2.5

By |2019-07-14T18:19:26-04:00July 14th, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

DTMB Releases State’s Long-Term Job Outlook

LANSING - The Department of Technology, Management and Budget released the latest long-term regional employment projections to a crowd of state policy and decision makers at the Michigan Occupational Outlook Conference. Based on the projections, the annual Career Outlook publication provides information for careers that will be in the highest demand by education group through

By |2019-07-14T18:20:02-04:00July 14th, 2019|Cyber Defense, Politics, Politics/Government|

Michigan 2019 North American International Cyber Summit Oct. 28

DETROIT - The 2019 North American International Cyber Summit, has been announced for Monday, October 28, at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. This year’s event will mark the eighth summit in Michigan bringing together experts from across the globe to address a variety of cybersecurity issues impacting the world of business, education, information technology,

By |2019-07-14T18:20:02-04:00July 14th, 2019|Cyber Defense, Featured|

GVSU’s President Mantella Sets A Bold Agenda

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University President Philomena V. Mantella used the opportunity of her first Board of Trustees meeting to share her vision for the future of the university and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Mantella took over as the university's fifth president and first woman in the office on July 1.

By |2019-07-16T14:32:16-04:00July 14th, 2019|News|

Seven Advanced Transportation Startups Awarded $640,000 From UM

ANN ARBOR - The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Innovation Hub for Advanced Transportation at the University of Michigan recently awarded a combined $640,000 in funding to seven high-tech, early-stage projects led by researchers at the University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State University. These projects aim to address future or poorly met

By |2019-07-14T18:20:03-04:00July 14th, 2019|Auto Tech|

Parker Named Deputy State Treasurer

LANSING  – State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks announced that Joyce Parker has been selected as the Michigan Department of Treasury’s new deputy state treasurer over state and local government finance programs. In her position, Parker will lead program areas within the state Treasury Department that provide financial services and bonding to local communities and school districts

By |2019-07-14T18:20:03-04:00July 14th, 2019|Politics, Politics/Government|

Seventh Annual Cybersecurity Purple Event July 17 In Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS  – Many of the region’s best cybersecurity professionals who respond to in-the-moment cyber threats against our state, local governments, schools and businesses will gather to exercise their skills and compete in the Seventh Annual Purple Event on July 17 at the Cyber Hub at WMCAT (West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology). Anyone

By |2019-07-14T18:20:03-04:00July 14th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Comcast Awards $82,500 In Scholarships To 33 Michigan High School Students

PLYMOUTH – Comcast NBCUniversal has awarded $82,500 in scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year to 33 Michigan students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to

By |2019-07-07T18:30:54-04:00June 28th, 2019|Featured, STEAM|

June 30 Deadline To Apply For Detroit Fintech Challenge

DETROIT - The deadline to apply to compete in the Detroit Fintech Challenge is June 30. Through the Fintech Challenge Pitch Competition, early-stage companies will be given a challenge statement category. Finalists then will be asked to present their concept as a part of the Pitch Competition August 3. The competition is seeking industry leaders

By |2019-06-24T08:03:50-04:00June 24th, 2019|News|