Innovation Conversations

Watch REI's 2020 Innovation Fellows overview their projects, and discuss how research is being adapted to account for COVID-19.

Community Capital Investing

Innovation Conversations: Community Capital Investing with Angela Barbash

Community Benefits & Workers

Innovation Conversations: Community Benefits & Workers with Sam Butler

REI & CCED’s Commitment to Equity

COVID-19: A Message from the Director of CCED

2020 Innovate Michigan! Summit

Thank you for joining us!

Thank you to all partners, presenters, attendees, and the REI team for making our first virtual summit a success!

Stay tuned here and on social media to see the recorded presentations.


Innovation Conversations: Broadband with Mitch Shapiro

Help REI generate ideas for COVID-19 relief!

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REI Funds three types of projects:
Co-learning Plans, Student-Led/Faculty-Guided, and Co-Implementation Plans!

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Commitment to Equity

June 2020

2020 Project Updates

March 12, 2020

We would like to thank all of those who submitted a proposal to be a part of the 2020 Project Series. We received many promising applications. After a review by our Consultative Panel, we are happy to introduce three...

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