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The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, groups and institutions
Two of the nation’s leading research networks — the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and Internet2 — Tuesday announced that they have completed the world’s first transcontinental deployment of 100 Gigabit per second using coherent technology.
Michigan students who compete in the annual Michigan Clean Energy Venture Challenge will now be part of a national effort encouraging young entrepreneurs to develop greener energy solutions.
As part of the United States Department of Energy’s SunShot initiative, Dow Solar, a business unit of Midland-based Dow Chemical Co., has been awarded a $12.8 million, 3-year grant to fund a program to dramatically reduce the cost of building integrated solar products.
The Department of Energy announced today that it has selected the University of Michigan as one of nine universities chosen to conduct advanced turbine technology research for the clean and efficient operation of turbines using fuels derived from coal and containing high amounts of hydrogen.
As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to cut foreign oil imports, Energy Secretary Steven Chu Friday announced that Michigan Biotechnology Institute, based in Lansing, was selected for up to $4.3 million to improve pre-treatment processes in biofuels development.
Waterford Township-based Aurora CAD Training and Development Corp. announced that it has signed a sponsorship deal with Virginia Tech for CAD training on the EcoCar program.
Officials from Lansing-based Niowave Inc. a manufacturer of high-tech parts for particle accelerators, accepted the SBIR/STTR Small Business of the Year from the Department of Energy at an awards banquet Tuesday.
Midland-based Dow Chemical Co. said Friday that the United States Department of Energy will fund key lab research as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Dow and DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to accelerate the adoption of cool roof technologies in the U.S.
Brighton-based Clean Green Energy LLC said it had received a $620,000 grant award from the United States Department of Energy to help bring a 200-kilowatt vertical axis wind turbine design into cost-effective mass production.