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 2018
|Application Deadline||December 14, 2018|
|Notice of Awards||February 15, 2019|
|First Drafts Due||April 26, 2019|
|Second Drafts Due||June 28, 2019|
|Executive Summary Due||July 26, 2019|
|Final Draft Due||August 23, 2019|
|Presentations Due||August 30, 2019|
|Addendum Due||September 13, 2019|
|Annual REI Event||September, 2019|
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 Projects.
Innovation Fellow Timeline
|Applications Due||November 16, 2018|
|Notice of Award||December 7, 2018|
|First Project Update||February 28, 2019|
|Second Project Update||April 24, 2019|
|Third Project Update||June 26, 2019|
|Fourth Project Update||August 28, 2019|
|Final Report Due||September 18, 2019|
|Present at REI Event||September, 2019|
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 currently accepting applications for 2019 Innovation Fellows. Apply now!
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 Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Projects. Apply now!
Do you have an innovative idea for improving Michigan's economy, but aren't interested in applying for funding? Suggest an Idea!