The 9th annual Innovate Michigan! Summit and Michigan Inventors Convention (MIC) was held online on Thursday, September 3rd, and Friday, September 4th via Zoom. Please view our session pages below for more details. The Innovate Michigan! Summit featured presentations on innovative economic development tools, models, programs, and policies from around the state.
Each year, the MSU-EDA University Center for Regional Economic Innovation (REI) organizes the Innovate Michigan! Summit, a conference that brings together economic experts and enthusiasts alike to share, learn, and create unique and innovative approaches to economic development and revitalization in the State of Michigan.
This year’s Innovate Michigan! Summit featured presentations on innovative economic development tools, models, programs, and policies from around the state. REI's 2020 Project series quickly adapted their projects to meet the needs of communities across the state in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to learn more about how REI and the MSU Center for Community and Economic Development are enhancing our research to help businesses and communities alike bounce back from the global recession.
Community Benefits, Rural Broadband, and Autonomous VehiclesLearn More!
Community Capital Investing and Youth EntrepreneurshipLearn More!
Paying for Infrastructure and Food Bank Supply ChainLearn More!
View previous Innovate Michigan! Summits.