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The West Michigan industrial economy experienced slow but accelerated growth, according to the results of a monthly survey compiled by Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.
Michigan’s fifth annual Robotics Week kicked off Tuesday with a new event, the Michigan Robotics Industry Executive Forum. Organized by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, the day-long event drew more than 100 business leaders and technology innovators to the Maneuver Collaboration Center on the General Dynamics Land Systems campus in Sterling Heights.
For about a decade that ended in the mid-1990s, the fledgling Internet ran out of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. Now a UM School of Information professor who played a key role in bringing that early web to life has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
GreenLancer.com, a web-based engineering company that designs green energy systems, announced that it has signed a master service agreement with the Toronto-based solar energy company Pure Energies.
A wireless app-controlled “smartlamp” called the Lava Ion has met its Kickstarter crowdfunding goal of $20,000 in just three days.
There will soon be a new independent academic center at Michigan State University studying the safe use of chemical ingredients in consumer packaged goods. MSU will operate the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety in association with the University of Michigan, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the food, beverage and consumer products industries.
It’s spring, a time of year for new beginnings. But for new stuff to begin, old stuff has to end. And so it is for me, and for my time at WWJ Newsradio 950.
Detroit-based Greelancer.com won $50,000 in prizes in last week’s Clean Energy Challenge business plan competition and conference in Chicago.
The Michigan Earth Day Fest is taking over the streets of downtown Rochester April 25-27. The ninth annual event is one of the planet’s largest Earth Day celebrations. Organizers expect more than 50,000 to attend the free event.