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Gov. Whitmer Creates Semiconductor Talent Action Team

LANSING—The Michigan Economic Development Corp. and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have established a Semiconductor Talent Action Team, a public-private partnership aimed at making Michigan a top state for semiconductor talent and growth. The action team will build on the governor’s efforts to onshore critical supply chains of semiconductors back to Michigan, creating good-paying jobs, and

By |2022-11-28T17:36:17-05:00November 28th, 2022|ESD, Featured|

MCWT Celebrates 20 Years Of Impact, Previews New Programs

SOUTHFIELD—The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation, along with host sponsor Dow Inc., gathered 650 professionals to celebrate and empower leaders changing the world through technology in Michigan at its 14th annual Signature Gala in Detroit Nov. 5. The event raised a record $600,000 in gross proceeds for programs that inspire and grow girls

By |2022-11-28T17:36:18-05:00November 28th, 2022|ESD, Featured|

NASA Study: Sea Level Along U.S. Coastlines Could Rise 12 Inches By 2050

WASHINGTON DC - A new NASA study indicates that the sea level along U.S. coastlines could rise more than a foot by the year 2050, at the high end of previous estimates, a development with potentially serious consequences. NASA's Sea Level Change Team analyzed nearly three decades of satellite observations before reaching this conclusion. While

By |2022-11-27T17:08:13-05:00November 27th, 2022|Featured, Science|

As The Regulated Marijuana Industry Wraps Up 2022, Companies Fine-Tuning Strategies For New Challenges 2023 Will Bring

LAS VEGAS – As the regulated marijuana industry wraps up the 2022 business year, companies are fine-turning their strategies for whatever new challenges 2023 might bring. Cannabis business leaders attending MJBizCon described a variety of expected headwinds in the year to come – and a range of plans to adapt and succeed. “The market has a

By |2022-11-22T15:54:58-05:00November 18th, 2022|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

Research Study: Amazon Alarmingly Close To Critical Tipping Point Of No Return

LONDON, UK - The Amazon rainforest is now "alarmingly close" to reaching a critical tipping point from which there is no return, with "catastrophic consequences for people and planet," new WWF research warns. The charity said the study, released on Biodiversity Day at Cop27, sounds an "alarm bell for humanity", and in the worst case scenario, the so-called "lungs of

By |2022-11-18T17:40:11-05:00November 18th, 2022|Featured, Science|

MPSC Approves DTE Electricity Rate Increase – Cost Residential Customer 71 Cents More Each Month

LANSING - The Michigan Public Service Commission today authorized DTE Electric Co. to implement a $30,557,000 rate increase effective Nov. 25 (Case No. U-20836). DTE Electric in January filed an application seeking a $388 million rate increase, to recover increased investments in its generation and distribution systems to improve safe and reliable electric service to

By |2022-11-22T15:56:02-05:00November 18th, 2022|Featured, News, Politics/Government|

Supercomputer Predicts World Could End By 2050

LONDON, UK - A supercomputer that uses an advanced algorithm has predicted that the end of the world could be upon us, with a theory suggesting that life could end as we know it 'by 2050' The eerily precise machine made the alarming prediction and is designed to foretell patterns in human civilisation. It was created

By |2022-11-18T17:40:12-05:00November 18th, 2022|Climate Change, Featured, Science|

CitySideVentures Offers Funding, Investment Opportunities

BIRMINGHAM - If you are a tech startup looking for seed funding, or if you are someone with a lot of money tied up in your retirement plan, you need to watch this interview with CitySideVentures Director David Weaver. CitySideVentures has a $10 million pre-seed fund that already has invested in dozens of tech startups.

By |2022-11-22T15:56:20-05:00November 18th, 2022|Entrepreneurs, Featured, mitechtv|

Michigan Health Endowment Fund To Give $15.2 Million In 60 Grants

LANSING – The Michigan Health Endowment Fund (Health Fund) announced it will support 60 health projects and collaboratives across the state with a total of $15.2 million in new investments. Nonprofits, schools, health centers, and government agencies statewide will receive grants ranging from $15,000 to $500,000, supporting aging and caregiving initiatives, systemic improvements, maternal and

US Air Force Issues RFP For Autonomy Prime Drone Project

WASHINGTON DC - On the heels of its successful Agility Prime rapid prototyping initiative, the Air Force is getting ready to launch Autonomy Prime – its intensive effort to advance autonomous technologies through partnerships with industry. In September, Air Force innovation arm AFWERX published a request for information to begin its autonomy-focused drive. The request

By |2022-11-15T12:08:28-05:00November 15th, 2022|Featured, Industry 4.0|