News and Announcements

Save the Date!

The 6th Annual Innovate Michigan! Summit will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 in the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing.

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REI Funds two types of projects:
Co-learning and Student-Led/Faculty-Guided

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REI Announces 2017 Innovation Fellows

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

We have two exciting Innovation Fellow projects currently in motion: Samantha Farr with "Women Who Weld" and Bill Stough with "Sustainable Research Group."

2017 REI Projects Across Michigan

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

At REI, we're always looking for innovative ideas and dedicated individuals to spur economic growth, create jobs, and research new development tools, models, policies and practices in Michigan, and we've certainly found a few innovative ideas and dedicated individuals for our 2017 Co-Learning Plans, Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Projects, and Innovation Fellows Program!

Apply to the 2017 Innovation Fellows Program

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

REI decided on a New Year's Resolution: Research isn't always enough - so let's take more action!

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