National Science Foundation

BBCetc Has Full Schedule Of SBIR, STTR Training In May

The Ann Arbor entrepreneurial training business BBC etc is offering a wide variety of training both online and in person in May.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

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

Researchers Invited To Learn Essentials of Entrepreneurship

In an effort to help researchers fast-track their technologies to the marketplace, Michigan is launching a new entrepreneurial training program called Michigan I-Corps. Applications for the program, administered by the University of Michigan, opened last week. Michigan I-Corps is modeled after the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps (Innovation Corps) program. Two teams from Michigan Technological University have participated in the national I-Corps.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2013

Amar Basu. Wayne State University photo.

Wayne State Prof’s Techniques Enable Faster Testing Of Biological Liquids

Two National Science Foundation grants to a Wayne State University researcher could amount to far more than a drop in the bucket when it comes to handling liquids for biological screening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

The campus of Oakland University. Wikimedia Commons photo.

OU To Award 16 Scholarships To Help Aspiring Engineers

Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science is once again seeking 16 academically talented students to take advantage of National Science Foundation scholarships in industrial and systems engineering, and mechanical engineering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

The campus of Oakland University. Wikimedia Commons photo.

NSF STEM Scholarships To Give Students An Opportunity To Excel In Engineering

Oakland University is looking for 16 academically talented and financially needy students to award $4,800 per year engineering scholarships for up to four years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

Event Notices From October 22

CPAs To Meet On Cloud And Internet Strategies: The Michigan Association of CPAs will present “Cloud/Internet Strategies, Publishing and Working the Web: What You Need To Know” on Monday, Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2012

WSU Campus

WSU Prof Gets NSF Grant To Lay Scientific Foundation Of ‘Patient Centered Medical Home’

Kai Yang, Ph.D., professor of industrial and systems engineering in the College of Engineering at Wayne State University, has received a collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation for the project, “An Allocation Model with Dynamic Updates for Balanced Workload Distribution on Patient-Centered Medical Homes.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012


Jeff Bocan: Hidden Tech-Driven Gems Make America a Richer Nation

Beringea Managing Director Jeff Bocan’s latest Huffington Post blog entry, “The Scientific ‘Antiques Roadshow’: Hidden Tech-Driven Gems Make America a Richer Nation,” recaps his experiences as a venture capital faculty member at the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program, delivered in partnership with the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2012

Kettering University Map

Kettering University Gets NSF Grant For New Science Instrument

Kettering University will be adding a CHNSO Elemental Determinator for Multidisciplinary Applied Research and Instruction, thanks to a $70,698 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

UM I-Corps

University Investors Fast-Track Tech To Market Through New UM Program

Dream big. That’s the main lesson that the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program taught Harvey Elliott, one of the more than 80 inventors and entrepreneurs who participated in the eight-week program that culminated Thursday at the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012