$600,000 EPA Grant Could Help Development of Oakland BrownfieldsOakland County will receive a $600,000 federal grant to help local communities and developers determine if contaminated land can be reclaimed and redeveloped.
MSU Getting $24.5M For Sustainable Food EffortMichigan State University researchers will get $24.5 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development as part of a long-term effort to help developing nations find sustainable and secure food sources.
Lawrence Tech Researchers Seek Better Ways To Build BridgesTesting at Lawrence Technological University on the limits of ultra-high-performance concrete could bring major changes to the way highway bridges are built in states with cold climates.
Sleeping Bear Dunes To Expand Trail With $100k Federal Grant The Sleeping Bear Dunes is picking up a $100,000 federal grant, to expand a trail a little-under five miles.
Federal Grant Aims To Reduce Hunger For Students During SummerThe state expects to receive more than $800,000 to continue a project that provides food aid with a debit-style card. Michigan hopes to provide more than 10,000 students with a $60 monthly stipend.
Novozymes, MBI Partner to Win $2.5M DOE AwardOn Jan. 3, the United States Department of Energy announced that it has awarded Novozymes and MBI International up to $2.5 million to develop new enzyme-based technologies to convert corn stover into sugars for subsequent conversion into biofuels.
MSU, Detroit Health Authority Get Grant For Teaching Health CenterThe Detroit Wayne County Health Authority and the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine have wona $21 million, three-year grant to establish a teaching health center in Wayne County. The grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration under the Affordable Care Act will involve post-graduate rotations through federally qualified health centers, free clinics, community mental health services, and other provider sites.
Grand Valley's Water Institute Gets Grant To Restore Parts Of Muskegon RiverResearchers at Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute have been awarded a grant for about $85,000 by the federal Environmental Protection Agency to help restore portions of the Muskegon River watershed.
Obesity-Fighting Grant For Grand Valley, Wayne StateThe Michigan Department of Community Health has received a three-year $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to improve health outcomes for overweight and obese patients in two medically underserved areas in Michigan: Detroit and Grand Rapids.
Detroit Firefighters Receive New Gear, Lifesaving EquipmentDetroit firefighters are getting some new protective gear, as well as 100 automatic defibrillators, thanks in part to a $1.75 million Federal Emergency Management Authority grant.
UM Gets $5.2M Grant To Study Pelvic Injuries To Mothers During ChildbirthA $5.2 million federal grant awarded to the University of Michigan is the largest for research into birth-related pelvic floor injuries and their relationship to pelvic floor disorders like urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
Talent Partners Get $2.19 Million Federal Grant To Grow Manufacturing BasePartners including the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center and National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, were awarded $2.19 million over three years through the federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge for Advanced Manufacturing.
SARC Receives National Cancer Institute Award For Sarcoma ResearchThe Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration, an Ann Arbor nonprofit consortium dedicated to providing infrastructure to support collaborative sarcoma research, announced today that it has received a Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This grant will provide $11.5 million over five years in support of sarcoma translational research.
Annis Water Resources Institute Gets $250k Grant For Outreach, EducationResearchers at Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute will be able to continue extensive Great Lakes education and outreach programs through 2014 after receiving a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Wayne State University College Of Nursing, State Partner To Cut ObesityThe Wayne State University College of Nursing is part of a $1.5 million grant awarded to the Michigan Department of Community Health by the United States Health Resources and Services Administration to develop an Advanced Practice Nurse Leader primary care model for overweight and obese patients.