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Techonomy Detroit Coming Wednesday

DETROIT — (WWJ) — Hundreds of experts on the high-tech future of America and its cities will gather in Detroit Wednesday for a conference called Techonomy. The Detroit Economic Club and Wayne State University are […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2012

HR Notices From August 21

The latest staffing, boardroom and leadership news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

The Spark Central incubator and meeting space in downtown Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor Spark Reports 2011 Results at Annual Meeting

Startup companies extol the help of Ann Arbor Spark in launching them on their entrepreneurial journeys in the business accelerator’s annual report, released Monday at Spark’s annual meeting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

Detroit Metro Airport (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Oakland County Offers Promotional Kiosk Video At Metro Airport

International travelers to Detroit Metropolitan Airport can now get Oakland County’s economic development and quality of life story in six different languages at the touch of a finger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012

A view of Houghton, including the Michigan Technological University campus, from Hancock. Matt Roush photo.

Pure Michigan Economic Development Bus Tour Ends In Houghton

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. Entrepreneurial Services Bus Tour concluded in Houghton last week at Michigan Technological University’s Advanced Technology Development Complex.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2012

Medical Device Trade Group CEO To Keynote Medical Main Street Conference

Mark B. Leahey, president and CEO of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association, will be the keynote speaker for the inaugural Inno-Vention: A Medical Main Street Conference, set for Oct. 4 in Rochester.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

The Spark Central incubator and meeting space in downtown Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor Spark Launches Videos to Promote Economic Development Services

Ann Arbor Spark, a public-private partnership whose mission is to advance innovation-based economic development in the greater Ann Arbor region, recently launched the first in a four video series highlighting its work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2012

The Spark Central incubator and meeting space in downtown Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor Spark Begins Livingston County Work, Collaboration

Ann Arbor Spark said Thursday it had finalized the agreement to assume management of business attraction efforts for the Economic Development Council of Livingston County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012

CMURC's presentation in Mt. Pleasant Thursday.

CMU Research Corp. Caps 12th Year With Job Creation

With the creation of 85 jobs in the last year, the Central Michigan University Research Corp. is now in its 12th year of advancing economic development in the mid Michigan region and across the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2012


Patterson Introduces Five Communities for ‘One Stop Ready’ Business Pilot

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Thursday identified five local communities who have agreed to participate in an economic development pilot program — the first of its kind in the state — designed to reduce delays and government red tape for business attraction and retention projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012