economic development

  1. May 30, 2024

    University, Detroit Regional Chamber announce plans for innovation corridor

    U-M and the Detroit Regional Chamber have unveiled plans for Innovate Michigan, a strategic initiative to foster innovation, technological advancement and economic growth in a corridor from Ann Arbor to Detroit.

  2. January 29, 2024

    Innovation Partnerships awarded $5M for statewide venture fund

    U-M’s Innovation Partnerships recently was awarded $5 million to establish the Michigan University Innovation Capital Fund and the Michigan University Innovation Capital Consortium.

  3. August 6, 2020

    UM-Flint receives $300K to support local economic development

    UM-Flint has received a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration grant to support regional economic development strategies in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  4. November 15, 2019

    Economic Growth Institute recognized for aiding Michigan businesses

    Two programs that help Michigan businesses have garnered U-M’s Economic Growth Institute this year’s Innovation Award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

  5. April 28, 2015

    Report shows URC contributes $16.8B to state’s economy

    The University Research Corridor, an alliance that includes U-M, remains competitive with the nation’s top university research clusters and contributed $16.8 billion to Michigan’s economy in 2014, a new report shows.

  6. March 10, 2014

    Top accomplishments: Economic development

    Under President Mary Sue Coleman’s leadership, U-M has been a leader in creating and supporting several key collaborations among government, industry and academia toward building a strong economy.

  7. November 13, 2013

    U-M honored nationally for economic development commitment

    U-M is one of four public universities recognized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities for exemplary work statewide in entrepreneurship, technology transfer and business development.