Whitmer Announces Federal Grant For MDOT Bridge Bundling ProgramGovernor Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that the Michigan Department of Transportation received nearly $978,000 from the Federal Highway Administration.
MDHHS 1 Of 5 Agencies Nationally To Receive Federal Grant To Prevent Child Abuse Or Neglect Deaths, InjuriesThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is one of five agencies nationwide that has been awarded a federal grant to reduce and prevent child abuse or neglect deaths and injuries.
Efforts To Help Flint Amid Water Crisis Get $520,000 BoostWork planned with the grants includes improving access to health care and nutritious foods.
Detroit To Get Grant For Industrial Corridor Plan A $600,000 federal grant has been given to Detroit to help the city develop a plan to revitalize its largest industrial corridor.
Feds Give Detroit $25.9 Million To Add 50 Buses The Democratic lawmakers said Monday that the grant comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration.
Michigan Tech Prof Gets Grant For New Prosthetic Ankle, FootMo Rastgaar, an assistant professor at Michigan technological University, has received a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $500,000 to make his new artificial limb design a reality.
UM Gets $25M Federal Grant To Work Against Nuclear Material SpreadA University of Michigan engineering professor will lead a new $25 million project to help nations with nuclear power safeguard their materials.
WSU Gets Grant To Study Prostate Cancer Racial Disparities, AggressivenessResearchers at Wayne State University have received a $684,000 research grant from the Department of Defense to explore the genetic and epigenetic factors -- factors that interact with genes -- that might contribute to this racial and ethnic disparity in prostate cancer risk and progression.
CAR Gets Federal Grant To Study Bio-Based Automotive MaterialsThe Center for Automotive Research announced Thursday that it will be the lead agency in a $1.47 million grant under the federal "Make It In America Challenge" to boost the use of bio-based materials in cars.
MSU Engineering, Boeing To Use $4M Grant To Create Sensors That Detect Aircraft CracksThe Michigan State University College of Engineering and Boeing Co. have been awarded a contract worth about $4 million from the United States Air Force to develop new designs of sensors that will better detect cracks in the second- and third-layers in airframe structures.
$5.7 Million NSF Grant To MSU To Boost STEM LearningMichigan State University has received two National Science Foundation grants totaling $5.7 million, funds that will be used to look for ways to use computer software to analyze student writing in science and engineering classes.
City To Focus Federal Dollars On Deterring Crime, BlightIn all, Attorney General Eric Holder, announced the city would receive over two million dollars, enough cash to put ten more cops on the streets.
NIH Awards Advaita $2M for Disease Subtyping, Drug Repurposing Technology DevelopmentThe National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health issued a Notice of Award granting a Fast-Track Small Business Investigational Research Phase I and Phase II grant of $2.0 million for Advaita to develop biological pathway analysis tools for personalized medicine and drug repositioning.
Wayne State Gets Grant To Cut Toxic Emissions By Power Plants Into Great LakesA team of Wayne State University researchers are working on a technology that could quickly and significantly reduce the emission of mercury and other toxic substances by power plants into the Great Lakes basin.
Ann Arbor Bike Share Program Prepares To LaunchThe Ann Arbor City Council last week approved a required local match of a federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Grant, paving the way for the local nonprofit Clean Energy Coalition to launch a bike sharing program for Ann Arbor, beginning in April.