News and Announcements

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The 7th Annual Innovate Michigan! Summit will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 in the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing.

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Summit 2018 Promo Video

Bring us your #IDEAS4MI!

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

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2018 Stand-Out Co-Learning Plan!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Agriculture is Michigan's second largest industry and with its proximity to the automotive industry and burgeoning biosciences and Information Technology sectors, the State is poised for food and agriculture technological innovation. Currently, resources for food and ag technology are siloed, the aim of this Co-Learning Plan is to work with stakeholders to identify and collect the materials needed to develop this sector. The completed report will provide immediate support for growing businesses and a blueprint for stakeholders interested in developing this sector.

REI Announces 2018 Project Awardees

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thank you to all who applied to be a part of this year’s REI projects! Over the last several months, we at REI have been hard at work searching for individuals who can further our goal of finding, cultivating, and disseminating innovative ideas that create new jobs, drive economic growth, and discover new development tools. We are excited to announce that we have found such individuals, and they will be leading the 2018 series of Co-Learning Plans, Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Projects, and Innovation Fellows Program!

REI "Storymap" Now Available

Thursday, June 22, 2017

REI has revisited past projects and highlighted the continued successes from projects through ESRI's web-based Storymap software

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