REI in the News
Michael Forsyth, selected by REI to complete a Co-learning Plan in 2014, is featured in an article in The Detroit News, discussing the successes of test-running a business through the pop-up program. For more information, read the full article, look for the completed Co-Learning plan this fall, and learn about it at the 2014 Innovate Michigan! Summit.
Co-Learning Plan Update
Eight new Co-learning Plans are now underway! For more information about each project, visit the descriptions on our Current Projects page.
Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Projects
The Student-Led Faculty-Guided Project Application for Summer 2014 is still available! Want to do something fun and constructive this summer? Do you have a project in mind for a student team and a community partner? This is your last chance to spring into action! REI will select and support several student-led, faculty-guided economic development projects this spring. You can find more information and apply by visiting the Submit an Application page.
Applications are due by March 14, so apply now!
Save the Date
The Innovate Michigan! Summit will be held on September 4th, 2014 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. Attendees will participate in co-learning plan sessions to learn about various new innovative economic development tools, models, policies, programs and practices and will hear about the latest student-led, faculty-guided economic development projects.
Michigan Garage and Basement Inventors
REI and the Michigan Inventors Coalition are looking for Michigan garage and basement inventors to share their innovative products and services at the next MIC Expo. Attendees will meet Michigan garage and basement inventors, hear about their latest inventions, see their products, and find out how the discovery-to-market process works in Michigan. To learn more about the Expo, check out last year's video.
If you are interested in exhibiting or would like more information, please contact MIC at firstname.lastname@example.org.