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  • Douglas Meijer Medical Innovation Building

    Spartan Innovations, Start Garden Reports Strong 2021 Results with Sights on a Successful Year Ahead

    Posted: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
    Category: Spartan Innovations

    CONTACT Cara Lutz Lambert & Co. clutz@lambert.com 616-648-7506 Continued momentum projected for Grand Rapids economic development and startup ecosystem in 2022 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., JAN. 12, 2022 –– Spartan Innovations, a subsidiary...

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  • Dave Washburn

    MSU Foundation 2021 Annual Report

    Posted: Tuesday, December 21, 2021
    Category: Foundation News

    It has been a landmark year for our organization during which we provided more than $10M in direct support to Michigan State University. Additionally, we have strengthened many of our collaborations and programs with Michigan State University as well...

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  • Konnech logo

    Leading SaaS Company Konnech Expands Footprint in East Lansing

    Posted: Thursday, December 9, 2021
    Category: Foundation News

    Konnech, Inc. to Create 51 New Tech Jobs at New East Lansing Location EAST LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 9, 2021) —Today, Okemos-based premier software as a service (SaaS) provider Konnech, Inc. kickstarted an exciting new business growth phase by expandin...

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  • Shop Startups

    Shop Startups! - A gift guide to support Michigan entrepreneurs

    Posted: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
    Category: Red Cedar Ventures

    You’ve probably heard of shop local but have considered shopping startups? Michigan early-stage startups are a great way to find unique gifts while supporting growth for these startups and economic development in Michigan.  With ove...

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  • Omicron Predicted Near 90% Breakthrough of Immune Individuals

    Omicron Predicted Near 90% Breakthrough of Immune Individuals

    Posted: Monday, November 29, 2021
    Category: Foundation News

    Michigan State University Research Team Uses Mathematical AI to Predict Omicron to have near a 90% Antibody Breakthrough Likelihood and be 7 Times more Infectious than Alpha  East Lansing, November 28, 2021 - The world is anxious for data, no...

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  • VADE

    Relentless Pursuit: The Story Behind VADE Nutrition

    Posted: Monday, November 29, 2021
    Category: Red Cedar Ventures

    What makes a great entrepreneur? A brilliant business idea, of course—preferably one that disrupts a specific industry and ultimately changes the way people think and live. But in order to stand out in an increasingly crowded field of innovators, bui...

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  • Concrete floors

    TechSmith Construction Update 11/16/2021

    Posted: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
    Category: TechSmith Construction

    Construction •Steel complete  •Slab on metal deck (2nd floor concrete), first pour completed on 11/12. This completed the 1st of 3 suspended concrete pours.  •Cold form framing has started. Focus is currently on...

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  • BitLyft Cybersecurity

    BitLyft raises $1M to supercharge its cybersecurity mission

    Posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
    Category: Michigan Rise

    Michigan-based BitLyft Cybersecurity will leverage new funding to meet increasing demand to optimize and automate cybersecurity for small and midsize organizations. November 2, 2021, Lansing Michigan - Michigan-based BitLyft Cybersecurity announce...

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  • AURP Award

    Michigan State University Foundation wins Emerging Park Award at AURP 2021 International Conference

    Posted: Monday, November 1, 2021
    Category: Innovation Parks

    Earns award for creating exceptional high-tech entrepreneurship ecosystem EAST LANSING, Mich., NOV. 1, 2021 –– The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) today named Michigan State University Foundation the recipient of their 2021 Em...

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  • Rosenberg and VanCamp

    One Lab, One Discovery: The Continuous Ripple Effect

    Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    Category: Foundation News

    Nearly six decades after cisplatin’s founding, the anti-cancer drug’s legacy resonates across the MSU landscape. Through the MSU Foundation, some $325 million in cisplatin and carboplatin royalties earned from 1979-2004 have pushed MSU investigators ...

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