Event Notices From June 29-July 1The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies. institutions and groups
Lawrence Tech Wins Grant For Interdisciplinary Computer Center Lawrence Technological University has won a $72,414 grant from the National Science Foundation for a new computing center for undergraduate interdisciplinary computer science research.
Monitoring The Future Gets $35M For Another Five YearsMonitoring the Future, one of the largest and longest-running studies of American youth, as well as of college students and young adults, will receive a $35 million award to continue for another five years.
UM Center For Geospatial Medicine Gets Federal Grant To Study Diabetes
Advanced Photonix Inc. Receives $1.5M in Terahertz FundingAdvanced Photonix Inc. (NYSE Amex: API), announced that the United States Air Force has exercised its option for additional work on a Small Business Innovation Research Phase II contract.
New WMU Device A Cut Above For Hard, Brittle MaterialsA new, high-tech device that generates intense pressure and heat to cut hard and brittle materials has been developed by Western Michigan University researchers. They say it could soon have a huge commercial impact on the machining of difficult-to-machine engineered components.
UM Researchers Get $1.7M To Conquer Resurgent Whooping CoughTwo University of Michigan population ecologists have been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a five-year study that will try to explain the changing patterns of whooping cough outbreaks, using records from several countries spanning more than 70 years.
United Way Awards Millions To 11 Community AgenciesIn southeast Michigan Detroit Public Television shared in the grant award.
Livonia Fire Department Gets $277,000 GrantThe Livonia Fire and Rescue Department has been awarded a federal grant for operations and safety purposes.
Feds Give Automation Alley $5 Million For IT TrainingAutomation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, was recently awarded a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor under the H-1B Technical Skills Training Grant Competition.
ISSYS, UM Get $1.5M Grant For Pediatric Cardiac ImplantsIntegrated Sensing Systems Inc. of Ypsilanti and the University of Michigan announced that they have received a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to develop a tiny implant to measure blood pressure of infants and children with heart defects.
Ann Arbor Firm Part Of Cholesterol Treatment GrantAnn Arbor-based AlphaCore Pharma and Rockville, Md.-based Advanced Bioscience Laboratories Tuesday announced funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, to manufacture a new treatment for a type of coronary artery disease that runs in families.
Lawrence Tech To Study Alternative Bridge Design For Five States
Michigan Tech Part Of New Rail Research GroupMichigan Technological University’s Rail Transportation Program is one of seven members of a research university consortium that has received the United States Department of Transportation’s first multi-million grant to a University Transportation Center focused solely on rail transportation.
Wayne State Research To Shed Light On Bone Metastasis In Prostate CancerProstate cancer is the most frequent and second deadliest cancer men face. A team of Wayne State University researchers recently received $363,660 from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health for a project that aims to learn more about the deadly spread of prostate cancer into the bones.