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Grand Rapids medical device firm launches three new products on global market
Thursday, January 22, 2009 (1502 reads)

by Deborah Johnson Wood

Avalon Laboratories LLC has received a U.S. patent on a new medical device and approval to distribute that device and two others to the United States and European medical markets.

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Universities a potential source for major job growth in Michigan
Thursday, January 15, 2009 (2088 reads)

Michigan's universities will not only be creating the next generation of minds to move into the state's workforce but they might be on their way to creating the work itself. Universities across the state, through various expansions, developments, and research projects, will be creating a large number of jobs in the coming years.

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Tech Transfer: Reinventing Ann Arbor's Economy
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 (1339 reads)

by Jon Zemke

Stephen Forrest's office is in one of the most foreboding buildings on the University of Michigan campus - the Fleming Administration Building. It's a little odd because Forrest is in charge of technology transfer at the university, which is all about turning research and innovation into businesses and jobs and, if possible, making sure they stay in Michigan.

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