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URC Researchers Team Up On Winning Proposals

University Research Corridor seed funding of more than $750,000 will support two major environmental health studies including researchers from all three member institutions: Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2011


Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Fosters University-Based Startups

A unique concentration of world-class research universities has helped the Midwest become an attractive geography for early-stage companies and funders alike, and the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium plays a key role in trumpeting these capabilities and successes of the Midwest.


Mary Sue Coleman talks with WWJ's Marie Osborne (WWJ Photo)

URC: Building The Next Michigan One Tech Spinoff At A Time

A big hope of future Michigan jobs was served up Monday morning at a WWJ Business Breakfast in Novi.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011


WWJ Hosts Special Event On MI’s Economic Future

On Monday, March 21, WWJ and the University Research Corridor are hosting a business breakfast featuring the president of the MEDC and the presidents of MSU, WSU and U of M.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2011

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URC Presidents To Talk Jobs On Monday

The presidents of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University will cover a lot of ground about research and development, jobs and the economy Monday, March 21 in a WWJ Newsradio […]


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University Presidents Map Out Michigan’s New Businesses, Jobs

The presidents of the three University Research Corridor institutions and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. will share a stage in Novi on Monday, March 21 to map out emerging business and job growth prospects at a business breakfast co-hosted by the URC and WWJ Newsradio 950.


URC Showcases Innovation At New Web Site

Michigan’s University Research Corridor partners are showcasing innovation, business and research news through a new monthly e-publication, The URC universities, Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, formed the URC […]


Michigan Rising, Buoyed By URC Students, R&D, Partnerships

As the state and U.S. economies sank, Michigan’s University Research Corridor grew in areas critical to the state’s resurgence: Educating more students and boosting research and technology gains, according to a new benchmark study. The […]


Wayne State Profs Show Home Field Advantage At Stem Cell Summit

Detroit’s Wayne State University will showcase its novel Great Lakes Stem Cell Commercialization Center before an audience of more than 1,200 of the world’s most influential stem cell stakeholders in science, business, policy, law, ethics […]


Business Leaders, URC In New Entrepreneurship Boost

Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide successor to Detroit Renaissance, today is to introduce an entrepreneurship-boosting initiative with the University Research Corridor, the consortium of the state’s three biggest universities. The initiative is called Accelerate […]