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Items Tagged with 'Western Michigan University'
A Kalamazoo firm is finding genetic traits are of interest to the hybrid seed corn industry.
Native Traits Corp., a new bio-technology company in Kalamazoo, has received $500,000 in pre-seed funding for a business developing native genetic traits in corn for the hybrid seed corn industry. Read More
Local academic institutions are riding the wave of a strengthening economy.
West Michigan-based academic institutions were among colleges and universities in the nation that experienced an increase in charitable contributions during 2014 — the strongest gain in voluntary support since 2000. Read More
It’s free to small businesses here that turn to the SBDC for help.
The Michigan Small Business Development Center at Grand Valley State University and Western Michigan University have jointly developed an online supply chain assessment tool free for small businesses. Read More
Labor council backs plan for $19M expansion using state appropriation.
A university nationally recognized for its aeronautics program is pursuing state funding for a $19 million expansion and renovation project for its aviation facility to accommodate projected industry growth for maintenance technicians. Read More
Overall, commodities and industrial metals have been bearish since 2011.
Experts in metals, plastics, packaging, and logistics and transportation looked into their crystal balls to help businesses plan for the year ahead during The Commodity Trends 2015 Outlook. Read More
A free program is introducing nontraditional students in the Kalamazoo area to the humanities through the expertise of Western Michigan University professors. Read More
A university in the region is getting $3.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education — for a program to increase the graduation rate for students who come from low-income families or underrepresented backgrounds. Read More
Helmet product is designed to measure concussive blows on gridiron and battlefield.
An innovative pressure sensor developed by West Michigan University graduate students can now detect concussive head trauma, with applications both on the playing field and in the battlefield. Read More