West Michigan News
February 10, 2011
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation
(MEDC) has awarded $200,000 in grant monies to fuel the continued development of two Grand Valley State University
incubator programs for life sciences, high technology and alternative energy startups.
Category: AlternativeEnergy, Community, Education, Entrepreneurship, GrandRapids, Innovation, LifeSciences, Sustainability, Technology, WestMichigan
January 13, 2011
Big, blue and round, the new Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
is full of circles -- colorful artwork circles, swirling mosaics, round wayfinding signs, chairs and ottomans.
Category: Community, Education, GrandRapids, Health, Healthcare, Innovation, LifeSciences, WestMichigan
September 09, 2010
The City of Grand Rapids
approved two proposed development projects with a combined investment cost of $39 million for brownfield redevelopment
tax abatements last week.
Category: Community, GrandRapids, Healthcare, LifeSciences, Technology, WestMichigan
June 17, 2010
leadership has been recognized for promoting excellence in technology.
David Zimmermann, CEO, and Robert Gadwood, Ph.D., president and chief scientific officer, of the company have been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs Of The Year.
The Kalamazoo-based company focuses on providing medicinal chemistry services to the pharmaceutical industry and has averaged 30 percent growth each year since its founding.
Category: Education, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Kalamazoo, LifeSciences, Technology, WestMichigan
July 12, 2007
A consortium of 21 laboratories across Michigan life sciences corridor are available to entrepreneurs to research, test, develop, and even package clinical products. The Core Technology Alliance (CTA), which is housed at the Van Andel Institute in downtown Grand Rapids, is making it easier for life sciences startups to make their product without building an expensive laboratory many can't afford.
Category: Community, Education, Entrepreneurship, GrandRapids, LifeSciences, Technology, WestMichigan