Southwest Michigan First
Upjohn Co. may be long gone, but the life sciences industry in Kalamazoo is alive and well. Time and again the legacy of Upjohn, as well as the multibillion-dollar Kalamazoo medical device maker Stryker Corp., turned up in the tech company startups I saw Thursday as the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report visited Michigan’s southwest corner.
The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused businesses and institutions
The latest personnel and boardroom news from Michigan’s technolgoy-focused companies and institutions.
Open Prairie Ventures, a leading venture capital firm providing equity to early-stage agricultural technology and medical device companies throughout the Midwest, Thursday announced the expansion of its operations to Kalamazoo
The 2011 Monroe-Brown Internship Program, a collaboration between the Kalamazoo economic development organization Southwest Michigan First and the Kalamazoo-based Monroe-Brown Foundation, will be the program’s most ambitious to date
A generation ago, the economy of the Kalamazoo area was described as a three-legged stool, resting on the sturdy foundations of Western Michigan University, pharmaceutical pioneer Upjohn Co. and a huge General Motors plant in […]