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Lambert & Co. Announces Additions To Automotive & Mobility Practice

DETROIT– Lambert & Co. has added two new professionals to its automotive and mobility practice: Lisa Lark, director, and Katelyn Davis, senior manager. Both will be based in the public relations agency's Detroit office. Joining Lambert from global automotive supplier Varroc Lighting Systems, Lark has extensive experience in the automotive communications space. Having worked for

By |2019-12-09T07:29:37-05:00December 8th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Kraig scales up breeding silkworms for super-strong ‘spider silk’

ANN ARBOR–Kraig Biocraft Laboratories has completed the hatching of the second generation of its genetically engineered silkworms as it expands production at its breeding grounds and silk production centers in Quang Nam province, Vietnam. Company officials said that its Vietnamese subsidiary, Prodigy Textiles, would use the cocoons produced in this breeding cycle to begin its

By |2019-12-08T14:35:30-05:00December 8th, 2019|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech, New Products / Contracts|

Grand Valley State University To Coordinate K-12 Computer Science Education

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University will lead coordination of K-12 computer science education in the state under an agreement reached with a key curriculum provider. The partnership with Code.org, a nonprofit computer science organization that provides K-12 curriculum and training resources, will allow Grand Valley experts to coordinate annual professional development for up to

By |2019-11-29T19:22:01-05:00November 29th, 2019|Featured, New Products / Contracts, STEAM|

MCWT Names Diane Jones Its ‘Woman of the Year in Technology’

DETROIT – The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation named Diane Jones its “Woman of the Year in Technology.” Jones is executive director of administration for Information and Technology Services and the office of the vice president for information technology and chief information officer, University of Michigan. The fourth annual MCWT award recognizes women

By |2019-11-22T12:26:43-05:00November 22nd, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Seattle Developer To Provide Banking Technology To Michigan Cannabis Market

SEATTLE–Shield Compliance LLC, the developer of a banking compliance system for the legalized cannabis industry, announced it has raised $5 million in a Series A financing round and plans to bring its services to financial institutions serving legal cannabis markets in Michigan, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Washington. Combined with a partnership with a multi-state

Davenport Offer Veterans Maximum Experiential Credits For Military Time Served

GRAND RAPIDS - Davenport University, with the help of a Military Credit Equivalency Grant, has created new pathways for veterans to fast-track their second career and earn a degree. These new pathways enable veterans to leverage military experience for academic credit and earn a four-year degree in as little as 3 years. According to 2017

Shinola Names Company’s First Female CEO

DETROIT - Watch and luxury goods maker Shinola on Friday promoted Shannon Washburn its first female chief executive. Washburn has been with Shinola since 2012 and moved to Detroit from Texas in 2015. Washburn replaces Tom Lewand, a previous team president of the Detroit Lions, who handed in his Shinola CEO title this week. Lewand

By |2019-11-17T14:19:42-05:00November 17th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Holland Supply Chain Software Developer Launches Freight Market Index

HOLLAND—BluJay Solutions, a developer of supply chain software and services, has announced the launch of its Freight Market Index (FMI), a monthly report providing transportation market intelligence for shippers, carriers, and industry professionals. The FMI is comprised of key performance indicators derived from more than $18 billion in annualized freight under management transacting within BluJay’s Global Trade

By |2019-11-14T11:05:18-05:00November 10th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

DTE Energy Names JoAnn Chávez Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer

DETROIT -DTE Energy announced JoAnn Chávez will take on the role of senior vice president and chief legal officer. In this expanded role, Chávez will have overall responsibility for the Office of the General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance and Corporate Security. "Throughout her time at DTE, JoAnn has applied a strategic focus that has produced

By |2019-11-03T17:20:33-05:00November 2nd, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Stardock App Lets Users Assign Actions To Specific Screen Locations

PLYMOUTH—Stardock Corp. has released new software called TouchTasks, a productivity app that allows users to assign tasks to specific locations on the edge of their touch screen. TouchTasks works by taking advantage of the fact that the touch sensitive area of a touch screen is larger than the display part of the screen. As a

By |2019-10-23T19:27:15-04:00October 23rd, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|