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Matt’s Favorites: Plex Growth, Events And More

So how’s everybody doing as the winter of our — well, not discontent, maybe, but certainly our discomfort, continues? Bundle up and check out these fine tech tidbits, first the local, then the national.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

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WSU Gets More Funding From New Economy Initiative For Tech Commercialization

Wayne State University said Wednesday it had received notice of a $820,398 grant from the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan that will continue to support the Technology Commercialization Office’s efforts to expand and improve the university’s entrepreneurial culture and technology commercialization results.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

$1 Million Cash Up For Grabs In Accelerate Michigan Business Contest

Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition at http://www.acceleratemichigan.org.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012

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First Michigan Bio-Talent Summit to Address Industry Workforce Needs

MichBio, the state’s life sciences industry association, announced Monday that it would join with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michgian to host the “Michigan Bio-Talent Summit,” an event to bring bio executives together with educators, work force development professionals and other key stakeholders to discuss bioscience talent needs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

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Colleges: International Students Key to Michigan’s Economic Growth

DETROIT — Fast-paced economic growth in the health care, computer and engineering sectors, coupled with a shortage of domestic students graduating with degrees in the high-demand science, technology, engineering and math fields, has created a […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

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URC Touts IT, Launches Student Retention Effort

The University Research Corridor released a new report today that shows how the information and communication technology industry is a worthy educational investment, offers higher-paying jobs and has potential for more business growth in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2011

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Detroit Creative Corridor Center Gets $375K From NEI

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center, in collaboration with Business Leaders for Michigan and the College for Creative Studies, today announced it received a one year $375,000 grant from the New Economy Initiative. The grant will […]

12/07/2010

Issue Media Group, New Economy Initiative Launch Entrepreneurship Web Site

Issue Media Group, publishers of Model D, Metromode, and Concentrate, in partnership with the New Economy Initiative,  announced the launch of Startup, a new Web site devoted exclusively to entrepreneurship in Southeast Michigan.

09/08/2010

David O. Egner Interview 09/01

WWJ Technology Editor Matt Roush speaks with David O. Egner, director of the New Economy Initiative in Detroit, about the initiative’s efforts at entrepreneurship boosting in the Detroit region.

09/01/2010

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