New Analysis: Michigan University Research Corridor No. 2 In Nation In InnovationMichigan's three powerhouse research universities are among the top university innovation clusters in the nation, according to a new study.
Michigan Public Universities Have $23.9B 'Economic Footprint'Michigan's 15 public universities are responsible for more than 120,000 Michigan jobs and $23.9 billion in total economic activity, according to an economic study comissioned by the Presidents Council of the State Universities of Michigan.
CAR Study Shows Impact Of Ford's Michigan Assembly PlantA new report by the Center for Automotive Research, a nonprofit research organization based in Ann Arbor, calculates the substantial economic impact a single assembly plant has on the state and national economies and showcases an important example of the value of the automotive industry overall.
Michigan Boost In Broadband Adoption Good For State Economy: New ReportTuesday, in conjunction with the 2013 Governor’s Economic Summit, Connect Michigan is releasing a report on Broadband’s Economic Impact in Michigan. Broadband access and adoption helps fuel the economy. Michigan residents conduct $17.1 million in online transactions with Michigan businesses and spend nearly $1.1 billion in online sales with these businesses annually.
Michigan's University Research Corridor R&D Spending Tops $2BMichigan's University Research Corridor generated $15.5 billion in economic impact statewide, exceeded $2 billion in annual research expenditures and awarded more than 31,600 degrees in one year, placing it at or near the top of seven university innovation clusters in the U.S., according to a new Economic Impact Report released Wednesday.
Grand Valley Sustainablilty Impact: $900 MillionGrand Valley State University's sustainability efforts are worth nearly a billion dollars to West Michigan, the university announced Wednesday.
CMU Research Corp. Adds $30M To Mid-Michigan EconomyThe Central Michigan University Research Corp. Thursday announced it is working with 11 companies, assisting the businesses in their early development stages, fostering the creation of 85 jobs in the region and adding $30 million to the mid-Michigan economy last year.
Solar Group Touts Economic Impact, Backs China Dumping CaseFour of the founding manufacturers of the Coalition for American Solar Manufacturing purchased more than a combined $400 million in goods and services from other manufacturers and employers in 46 states in 2011, including Michigan, according to a CASM survey.
New Report Reveals TechTown's Economic Impact On DetroitTechTown, Wayne State University's business incubator and research park, contributed $52 million in revenue to the area economy in 2011 from its active and graduate clients, according to a new economic impact report.
Bringing Millions to Michigan: UM Med School 6th In NIH FundingResearch at the University of Michigan Medical School brought hundreds of millions of dollars into the state of Michigan in the last year -- and could have a total economic impact of nearly $1.2 billion, new data show.
Report: Michigan's URC A Critical AssetAt the forefront of Michigan's economic resurgence is the University Research Corridor, an alliance of Michigan's three largest research institutions -- Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University.
Grand Valley Reports Record Internships, Economic ImpactThe annual economic impact that Grand Valley State University has on the region rose by nearly $40 million to $680.4 million in the 2009-10 fiscal year.
GVSU: Economic Impact Of ArtPrize $7 MillionGrand Valley State University researchers have found that during the 2010 ArtPrize roughly 400,000 visitor days generated an estimated economic impact of as much as $7.5 million for the Grand Rapids area.
Michigan Rising, Buoyed By URC Students, R&D, Partnerships