Prima Civitas Foundation
The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
Last week, the Lansing-based Prima Civitas Foundation recognized the winners of its recent 2012 Young Innovators Competition by distributing more than $10,000 in cash prizes at an awards ceremony in East Lansing.
The Prima Civitas Foundation, through its C.S. Mott Foundation-supported entrepreneurship initiative Moving Ideas to Market, has launched its fourth annual Young Innovators Competition. The competition encourages Michigan youth to submit ideas, concepts, or business plans to improve their communities.
Supported by a $225,000, two-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Michigan Economic Center at the Prima Civitas Foundation has launched the “Michigan Dream Restored” project.
John Austin, President of the Michigan State Board of Education and a non-resident Brookings Institution Senior Fellow, joined the CEO of Prima Civitas Foundation, Steve Webster, in announcing the launch of the new Michigan Economic Center, which will serve as an independent policy and action organization for the state.
Prima Civitas Foundation representatives, Michigan State University representatives, municipal governance, private sector businesses, and broadband knowledge partners will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. to announce the Greater Lansing University Community Next Innovation Project (Gig.U) in Mid-Michigan.
A consortium of Michigan companies is eager to make the American presence felt in a different way by overseeing the building of a new, $5.5 billion city near Baghdad.
The East Lansing-based Prima Civitas Foundation and Michigan State University are part of a new national higher-education consortium that has come together in an effort to seek higher speed retail broadband for its various communities.
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