EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation

Michigan Garage and Basement Inventors: Advancing Michigan's Economy (2013)

Project Details

Co-Learning Plan - 2013

Author: John Hopkins, Michigan Inventors Coalition

Summary

Interviews of Michigan Inventors revealed several processes inventors might engage in to take their idea to market. This Co-Learning Plan highlighted the lack of support for those inventors not associated with a college or university and expanded on recommendations for how to assist them.

Summit Presentation

Author

John HopkinsJohn Hopkins, Michigan Inventors Coalition

John D. Hopkins is chairman of Jackson Inventors Network and Michigan Inventors Coalition serving inventors and economic development groups. Winner of the Jackson Chamber 2013 Entrepreneur Vision award, member JAMA MNM, Mich Bio, Jackson Chamber. Holds 3 medical patents, BSA Architecture, designed over 100 medical facilities, and is CEO of Medical Innovative Products.