EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation
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REI funds several types of projects; please visit the Project Overview page for details.
Co-Learning Timeline for 2017
|Application Deadline||January 20, 2017|
|Notice of Awards||February 1, 2017|
|First Drafts Due||April 27, 2017|
|Second Drafts Due||June 30, 2017|
|Final Draft Due||July 21, 2017|
|Executive Summary Due||July 21, 2017|
|Addendum Due||August 18, 2017|
|Presentations Due||August 25, 2017|
|Annual REI Event||TBD, 2017|
Co-Learning Plan selection is a competitive process. REI typically funds up to four Co-Learning Projects each year, and authors receive up to $8,000 in support. Visit the Project Overview page for more information on REI project types. We are not currently accepting applications for Co-Learning Plans.
Innovation Fellow Timeline
|Applications Due||January 18, 2017|
|Notice of Award||February 17, 2017|
|First Project Update||March 24, 2017|
|Second Project Update||April 21, 2017|
|Third Project Update||June 2, 2017|
|Fourth Project Update||July 14, 2017|
|Final Report Due||August 25, 2017|
|Present at REI Event||TBD, 2017|
Innovation Fellows are funded through a competitive award process to which only serious, dedicated individuals should apply. Visit the Project Overview page for more information on REI project types. We are not currently accepting applications for Innovation Fellows.
Technical Assistance Timeline
|Final Product Due||December||April||August|
Technical Assistance selection is a competitive process. REI typically funds ten or more semester-long projects each year. Visit the Project Overview page for more information on REI project types. We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2017. Apply now!
Do you have an innovative idea for improving Michigan's economy, but aren't interested in applying for funding? Suggest an Idea!