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Muskegon's MAREC fires up energy; incubator development, brings WMSTI's Cook on board
Monday, July 06, 2009 (1236 reads)

June 4, 2009

With an eye to ramping up alternative energy innovation and economic development, Grand Valley State University's Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) announced that it will bring aboard new talent with new energies.

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Two renowned scientists say yes to Grand Rapids medical research positions, 75-plus jobs to follow
Monday, July 06, 2009 (1336 reads)

April 23, 2009

Two nationally renowned senior bioscience researchers will leave prestigious positions to lead research at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Spectrum Health and Van Andel Institutute in Grand Rapids.

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Merit Network upgrades with 10G Routers, hires 6
Monday, July 06, 2009 (1123 reads)

June 3, 2009

Ever wish your Internet connection would just fix itself? It's more capable of doing just that if you use Merit Network. The Ann Arbor-based non-profit manages high-bandwidth communication lines between the major universities in the Midwest in cities like Ann Arbor, Chicago and Detroit. It recently finished upgrading its system with 10 gigabit routers and with new ones going in Chicago, Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. This helps the system fix its own problems before they snowball out of control and crash.

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Regional economic development organizations' links with Michigan's universities to play influential role in state's economic recovery
Thursday, July 02, 2009 (1323 reads)

Michigan Business Review, June 2009

Relationships between regional economic development organizations and Michigan's top universities are poised to play an increasingly influential role in helping the state's economy recover from its devastating economic crisis. Central to Michigan's evolving economic development model is the tightening partnership between the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor SPARK.

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University Partnerships add 80,000 life science jobs and $84,000 in salaries
Thursday, July 02, 2009 (1181 reads)

Capital Gains, June 2009

Michigan State University (MSU) and two partnering universities, Wayne State University (WSU) and the University of Michigan (U-M), have injected energy into the state's life sciences market. They have increased the number of jobs by 10.7 percent and the salaries by 29 percent since the formation of the University Research Corridor (URC) 10 years ago, a new report says.

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