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MEDC | Michigan Defense Center and U.S. Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence Highlight Michigan’s Defense Opportunities

Michigan Business Network
February 13, 2019 8:00 AM

News Release Provided By MEDC

Arsenal of Innovation event aims to connect local vendors to federal and military contracts 

DETROIT, Mich. – Detroit was the ninth stop today in a statewide tour to support Michigan defense-related businesses. The “Arsenal of Innovation” event aims to inform and assist Michigan companies that are interested in pursuing contracts with Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The event was hosted by the Michigan Defense Center, which is part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, and keynoted by U.S. Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence. The Michigan Defense Center will be hosting additional forums with Michigan's congressional members around the state in the coming months.

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MEDC | Eight Michigan Companies to Join MEDC at Arab Health in Dubai, Jan. 28-31, 2019

Michigan Business Network
January 25, 2019 11:00 AM

News Release Provided By MEDC

 

LANSING, Mich. – Business leaders from eight Michigan companies will join the Michigan Economic Development Corporation at Arab Health, taking place Jan. 28 through Jan. 31 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

“MEDC is pleased to be participating in this year’s Arab Health show,” said Michigan Economic Development Corporation CEO Jeff Mason. “Michigan companies are well-positioned to respond to the fast-growing demand for health care products and services in markets across the globe, and this year’s show provides an excellent opportunity to showcase Michigan technologies and know-how.”

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MEDC | Business Expansions, Community Improvement Projects Bring New Private Investment and Jobs to Michigan

Michigan Business Network
January 24, 2019 5:00 PM

News Release Provided By MEDC

  • Three business expansions will create 173 jobs manufacturing jobs around state
  • Chinese manufacturing company establishing first North American facility in Troy
  • Support for building renovations in Grand Rapids, Owosso will generate $3.1 million in capital investment

 

LANSING, Mich. – Three business expansions and two community revitalization projects that will generate a total of $17.7 million in private investment and create 173 jobs have received Michigan Strategic Fund support, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.

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MEDC | Business Expansions, Community Revitalization Actions Gain Michigan Strategic Fund Approval

Michigan Business Network
January 24, 2019 2:00 PM

News Release Provided By MEDC

  • Self-driving tech company Waymo establishing manufacturing facility in Southeast Michigan
  • Magneti Marelli expanding in Auburn Hills, strengthening its R&D, tech capabilities
  • Community revitalization support vital to strengthening Michigan communities

LANSING, Mich. – Support for two private business projects that offer further evidence that Michigan continues to lead the next revolution in transportation, as well as significant community revitalization actions, were approved by the Michigan Strategic Fund board today.

That business developments will generate total private investment of more than $26.1 million and create up to 506 jobs, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. The new investments draw on the state’s R&D climate and timely supply of high-skilled engineering talent and logistical resources. 

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MEDC | New Mobility Projects Increase Accessibility for Michigan Residents

Michigan Business Network
January 21, 2019 1:00 PM

News Release Provided By MEDC

Grants will help deliver transportation solutions in Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Central UP and Southeast Michigan

 Detroit, Mich. – Pointing to the critical role transportation plays in improving access to services and public life in communities across the state, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the final round of pilot projects to receive funding under the $8 Million Michigan Mobility Challenge initiative today at the North American International Auto Show.

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