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2021 Study: How Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Impacts Home Values

DETROIT - As legalization brings marijuana into the mainstream, it’s sparked questions for real estate professionals and individual citizens alike. Will legalization impact property values, for better or worse? Will communities begin to reap benefits of marijuana legalization — or suffer the consequences? So far, the National Association of Realtors — the industry’s largest trade organization

By |2021-07-20T12:23:37-04:00July 17th, 2021|Marijuana Business, News|

MMS Holdings Selected To Support COVID-19 Data Alliance Initiative

CANTON - Health Data Research UK has selected Canton-based MMS Holdings – a data-focused clinical research organization – to support the International COVID-19 Data Alliance initiative, providing data engineering services to support a globally coordinated, health data-led research response to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. MMS was selected from a pool of some of the world’s

By |2021-07-20T12:23:38-04:00July 17th, 2021|Coronavirus, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech, Science|

Study: Insights On Retaining High-Potential, Skilled Workers In Manufacturing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Manufacturing Institute’s Center for Manufacturing Research partnered with the American Psychological Association to examine best practices for worker retention among manufacturers and explore the factors that affect retention. Featuring both leadership and worker perspectives, the Manufacturing Engagement and Retention Study analyzed why manufacturing workers stay with their employers and what contributes

By |2021-07-20T12:23:38-04:00July 17th, 2021|Blockchain, Featured|

Event: Data Privacy Rules For Selling Internationally Aug. 3

DETROIT - Did you know that the European Union’s comprehensive data privacy rules, the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR, can apply to U.S. companies and that your company could be subject to investigations or fines, even if you don’t think you’re doing business in the EU? Join the International Trade Administration’s U.S. Commercial Service and Ann Arbor

By |2021-07-20T12:23:39-04:00July 17th, 2021|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Applications Open For Conquer Accelerator Grand Rapids Cohort

GRAND RAPIDS - Applications are now open!  Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the 2021 Conquer Accelerator Grand Rapids cohort. Conquer Accelerator is a 10-week program starting on September 13th, 2021, and ending on November 19th, 2021. As a member of the cohort, teams receive:  | $20,000 in funding  | Access to

By |2021-07-20T12:23:39-04:00July 17th, 2021|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Apex Digital Solutions Enters Key Partnerships to Expand Security Capabilities

SOUTHFIELD — Apex Digital Solutions announced  the expansion of its Aegis security services portfolio through the addition of two key security partners: CritialStart, a market-leading Managed Detection and Response provider based in Plano, Texas, as well as Antigen Security, an incident response and recovery engineering firm based in Holt, Michigan. “We aim to empower our customers

By |2021-07-17T12:59:55-04:00July 17th, 2021|Cyber Defense|

Wayne State University Startup Developing Eco-Friendly Marine Coating For Ships, Boats

DETROIT – Repela Tech LLC, a Detroit-based sustainability tech startup from Wayne State University, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Technology Transfer Phase II grant totaling $993,788 for research and development on a patent-pending (WSU Tech ID 20-1601), first-of-a-kind, safe antifouling marine coating. The project, “STTR Phase II: The Next Generation of

By |2021-07-11T18:15:48-04:00July 11th, 2021|Clean Update, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Survey: 43 Percent Of US Workers Question Need To Return To Workplace

NEW YORK -More and more offices plan to reopen their doors in the coming months, but will their workers show up? Amid higher productivity, 43 percent question the wisdom of returning to the workplace at all. The new survey by The Conference Board reveals a notable shift in employees’ greatest return-to-work concerns. Once dominant fears

By |2021-07-11T13:35:40-04:00July 11th, 2021|Coronavirus, Science|

Wayne State University, Henry Ford Health System Develop Cardiometabolic Health And Disease Initiative

DETROIT - Wayne State University and Henry Ford Health System announced today the launch of a basic and translational research initiative in Cardiometabolic Health and Disease as a thematic focus for program growth. The Integrated Research and Development Initiative in Cardiometabolic Health and Disease will focus on program strengths at both institutions that directly addresses

By |2021-07-11T13:35:40-04:00July 11th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

J.D. Power: Business Happy With Broadband

TROY–Business broadband customer satisfaction remains high even as most businesses are returning to normal in the wake of the pandemic, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Business Wireline Study. The study also reveals that, while email is the preferred communication channel, communicating by phone yields higher satisfaction. “As restrictions ease, business customers continue to

By |2021-07-11T13:35:41-04:00July 10th, 2021|Coronavirus, Science, STEM|