life sciences


State Boosts Start-Ups With $25 Million

The Michigan Strategic Fund is awarding $25 million to eight organizations that will support entrepreneurs in launching and growing companies throughout the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2011


Michigan Biotech Leaders Converge In DC For BIO Conference

Leaders from Michigan’s rapidly growing life sciences industry will join biotechnology experts from around the globe at the 2011 BIO International Convention taking place June 27-30 in Washington, D.C.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2011


MichBio Expo Sets Keynote

Ann Arbor-based MichBio, the association for Michigan’s bioscience industry, announced that Kim Popovits, president and CEO of Redwood City, Calif.-based Genomic Health Inc. will keynote the 2011 MichBio Expo & Conference Nov. 2-3 at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2011

Taubman commits $11 million to new academic complex at Lawrence Tech

Philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman is committing $11 million to Lawrence Technological University for the construction of a new building that will be the centerpiece of the A. Alfred Taubman Engineering, Architecture and Life Sciences Complex.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2011

Neogen Sales, Profits Both Jump 33 Percent

The Lansing life sciences products company Neogen Corp. (Nasdaq: NEOG) said Thursday that its revenue and net income both jumped 33 percent form a year earlier for the first quarter of its fiscal year, ended […]


Stryker To Make $150 Million Buy

Kalamazoo-based Stryker Corp. (NYSE: SYK) Wednesday announced an agreement to buy Gaymar Industries Inc. of Orchard Park, N.Y. for $150 million in cash. Gaymar makes products that prevent and treat pressure ulcers, also known as […]


State Supports Keeping Pfizer Talent In Michigan

Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Economic Development Corp. president and CEO Greg Main announced that five Michigan companies in Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Holland, Kalamazoo and Saline have been selected to receive a […]


Livonia's Roush Diversifies Into Renewables, Biotech, More

Who says we don’t build anything in America any more? Roush Industries Inc. begs to differ. Founded 34 years ago by former Ford engineer and racing enthusiast Jack Roush to build racing parts for friends, […]


Value Of Michigan Life Science Deals Dips

The number of deals stayed the same but the dollar value went down in terms of Michigan health care startups drawing new capital in the first half of 2010. That’s the word from Cleveland-based BioEnterprise, […]


Pharmaceutical Company Expands In Riverview

A pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Riverview is expanding and planning to add jobs for highly trained workers in the life sciences field.