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 29, 2017|
|Notice of Awards||February 22, 2018|
|First Drafts Due||April 27, 2018|
|Second Drafts Due||June 29, 2018|
|Final Draft Due||July 20, 2018|
|Executive Summary Due||July 20, 2018|
|Addendum Due||August 17, 2018|
|Presentations Due||August 24, 2018|
|Annual REI Event||September, 2018|
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 currently accepting applications for 2018 Co-Learning Projects. Apply now!
Innovation Fellow Timeline
|Applications Due||January 19, 2018|
|Notice of Award||February 23, 2018|
|First Project Update||March 22, 2018|
|Second Project Update||April 26, 2018|
|Third Project Update||June 28, 2018|
|Fourth Project Update||July 27, 2018|
|Final Report Due||August 17, 2018|
|Present at REI Event||TBD, 2018|
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 2018 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 Spring 2018. Apply now!
Do you have an innovative idea for improving Michigan's economy, but aren't interested in applying for funding? Suggest an Idea!