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Hydrogen At Tipping Point – $11 trillion Market On Tap

NEW YORK - After decades of false starts, hydrogen technology is poised to take off as falling production costs, technological improvements, and a global push toward sustainability converge, according to Bank of America. The firm believes this will generate $2.5 trillion in direct revenue — or $4 trillion if revenue from associated products such as

By |2020-10-02T17:30:09-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Clean Update, Clean, green, hybrid, Clean, Green, wireless|

97 Adult Education Programs Get $13.6 Million From Education Department

LANSING - Michigan residents will have improved access to adult education programs as 97 organizations have been awarded Adult Education and Family Literacy Act funding to support adult education and literacy programs throughout the state. This represents an increase of nearly 13% in approved providers over the previous program year. The Michigan Department of Labor

By |2020-10-02T17:46:10-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Featured, IoT, STEM|

MDARD Announces Grants For Rural Areas

LANSING—The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is now accepting proposals for the Rural Development Fund grants, a competitive grant program aimed at promoting the sustainability of land-based industries and supporting infrastructure that benefits rural communities in Michigan.      The Rural Development Fund grants are available for projects addressing expansion and sustainability of land-based

By |2020-10-02T17:27:05-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Hemp|

2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic Generates More Than $2.7 Million For Nonprofits 

DETROIT – The Rocket Mortgage Classic, in partnership with title sponsor Rocket Mortgage, today announced it generated more than $2.7 million for nonprofits from proceeds raised by Detroit’s second-annual PGA TOUR event. More than $2.4 million will be invested through the event’s “Changing the Course” initiative, which aims to bridge the digital divide in Detroit.

By |2020-10-02T17:27:06-04:00October 2nd, 2020|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

GVSU College Of Nursing Receives $500K Grant To Offer Primary Care For Vulnerable Grand Rapids Population

GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Valley State University's Kirkhof College of Nursing received a $500,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to offer a unique model of integrated behavioral health and primary care to a vulnerable population in Grand Rapids. The two-year grant establishes Project Thrive and offers fully integrated services at the GVSU Family

By |2020-10-03T09:14:10-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

State Sells $2.1 Billion In Bonds For Environmental Protection, Building Authority

LANSING – State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks announced that the state of Michigan successfully sold more than $950 million in both Environmental Program and State Building Authority bonds. The sales came with strong investor interest as more than $2.17 billion in orders occurred for both bond sales. The state of Michigan’s strong general obligation credit ratings –

By |2020-10-02T17:27:07-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Government/Politics, Politics, Politics/Government|

Lakeshore Advantage Awards $3.3 Million In Restart Grants To 428 Small Businesses

ZEELAND  – Lakeshore Advantage, in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and regional partners, awarded $3.325 million to 428 small businesses and nonprofits in Allegan and Ottawa counties through the Michigan Small Business Restart Grant Program. Lakeshore Advantage received 887 grant applications with a total monetary request of nearly $9.3 million. Grants awarded ranged

By |2020-10-02T17:27:07-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Notification of Medical Marijuana Product Recall

LANSING - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency issued a health and safety advisory bulletin due to the presence of Vitamin E Acetate in several vape cartridges which failed safety compliance testing in August 2020. These cartridges were manufactured prior to the Emergency Rules for marijuana products intended for inhalation filed on November 22, 2019. All affected

By |2020-09-27T07:42:42-04:00September 26th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

Ford To Build All-Electric Vehicle Plant At Rouge Center, Add 300 Jobs, Electrify F-150

DEARBORN - Ford Motor Co. announced Thursday it will build a new, 500,000-square-foot electric vehicle manufacturing operation at the historic Ford Rouge Center that will create 300 new jobs to support battery assembly and production of hybrid and battery-electric versions of its popular F-150 pick-up truck. Ford hopes to roll out the electrified F-150 in

By |2020-09-18T18:15:57-04:00September 18th, 2020|Auto Tech, Clean Update|

Sept. 30 Application Deadline For Flagstar Bank MortgageTech Accelerator Program

TROY - Flagstar Bank and the Fintech Consortium are accepting applications for the Flagstar MortgageTech Accelerator Program now through Sept. 30. Qualifying applicants will be selected by Oct. 12, and the program will start Oct. 19. The accelerator program focuses exclusively on incubating tech startup engaged in developing innovative solutions for the mortgage sector. It's

By |2020-09-20T17:55:28-04:00September 17th, 2020|Featured, STEM|