EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation



Wednesday, July 1, 2015

It's that time of year again! MSU REI is seeking your input about ways to revitalize and strengthen Michigan's economy.

Flint Co-Implementation Initiative

Monday, June 1, 2015

REI is excited to announce a new co-implementation initiative with previous Co-Learning Plan authors and the Flint community.

Latino Entrepreneurship Development Initiative

Friday, May 1, 2015

REI is excited to announce a new collaborative initiative with the Julian Samora Research Institute, the Latino Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (LEDI).

REI Successes and Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

REI would like to congratulate three-time Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project partner Steven Mankouche for being awarded a Kresge Innovative Project grant from the Kresge Foundation!

Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Projects and Webinars

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Our Spring 2015 Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Projects are nearing completion!

2014-15 Project Year Status

Thursday, January 1, 2015

REI would like to thank all of our 2015 Co-Learning Plan author applicants.

Calling for Co-Learning Plan Authors!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

A new year is quickly approaching, and with it comes a new set of projects.

Ideas Matter!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The REI University Center will be holding an Idea-Generating Event on Wednesday, November 12, from 12:30 to 1:30pm at the Michigan State University Creativity Exploratory in 307 Linton Hall.

2014 Innovate Michigan! Summit Success

Monday, September 1, 2014

REI would like to thank everyone who supported and attended the 2014 Innovate Michigan! Summit on September 4.

Innovate Michigan! Summit on September 4

Friday, August 1, 2014

The 2014 Innovate Michigan! Summit is only weeks away and registration is open!


Tuesday, July 1, 2014

We need you to submit your ideas to revitalize and strengthen Michigan's economy!

MakerSpace Success Story

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

At REI, we have seen outstanding success from many of our Co-Learning Plans.

Locavesting Leading to Prosperity in Michigan

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Locavesting is a type of crowd-funding that has the potential to provide a local capital pool to support local and regional economic development.

Detroit Pop-Up Program Finding Permanence

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The pop-up businesses frenzy is leading to some retail permanence for branches of pop-up retailers in both the downtown and neighborhoods of Detroit.

The Olympics, Economic Development and Mega Events

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Michigan State University is pleased to offer a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on the Winter Olympics. Students will explore the many dimensions of mega-events - history, culture, politics, business, law, sports management, health, and economics - and gain the tools and language to interpret and understand the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Webinars, Co-Learning Plans, and Deadlines

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

We are pleased to announce our updated recorded webinars on our website!

Second Annual Innovate Michigan! Summit

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Our second annual Innovate Michigan! Summit was a huge success!

Do You Have an Innovative Idea for Michigan?

Monday, July 1, 2013

We need you to submit your ideas to revitalize and strengthen Michigan's economy!

Innovative Online Economic Development Tools

Saturday, June 1, 2013

The U.S. Economic Development Administration has supported the creation of 3 innovative online tools for economic development and comprehensive planning that allow the measurement of economic, environmental, and social impact, as well as the creation of interactive industry cluster maps.

The Emergence of Open Online Courses

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The changing environment in American universities is causing a shift in how students may approach courses.

Obama Visit to Miami Brings Attention to Export Infrastructure

Monday, April 1, 2013

During President Obama's recent visit to the Port of Miami, he focused on a critical, yet often overlooked aspect of achieving our national export goals: investments in physical infrastructure.

Michigan Water Levels

Friday, March 1, 2013

Michigan's water levels are reaching record lows and pose a dangerous threat to the fishing and tourist industries for our coastal communities.

State of Emergency

Friday, February 1, 2013

State of Emergency, one of REI's current student-led, faculty-guided projects, has released show dates and locations.

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