Trends, products and advances


Couple donates $1.5M to college

September 22, 2017
A West Michigan college will name its technology center after a couple who donated $1.5 million to the school. Read More

LG Chem hosting job fair

September 22, 2017
An auto supplier will host a career fair next week to fill up to 50 positions as it expands its operation. Read More

Big data experts coming to Grand Rapids

September 19, 2017
A computing technologies and educational nonprofit will host a conference at DeVos Place next week featuring some of the nation’s leading minds in big data. Read More

College launches digital art and design program

September 19, 2017
A local college has converted its former digital media major into a broader degree program. Read More

Health information exchange adds nonprofit

September 19, 2017
A Grand Rapids-based health information exchange provider has added a health care nonprofit under its umbrella. Read More

Electronic logging drives safety and efficiency

Federal ruling requires commercial vehicle drivers to log hours electronically; local truck rental offers new logging systems.

September 15, 2017
New federal regulations soon will require that all commercial vehicles come equipped with an electronic logging device, or ELD. Read More

ArtPrize hones tech focus in Studio Series

September 15, 2017
ArtPrize will delve into the role of artists in public and private innovation during two talks at its headquarters this month. Read More

Nonprofit producing City Hacks GR

September 14, 2017
A nonprofit that helps connect urban students to technology careers is hosting an inaugural four-day event that includes a hackathon worth $5,000 in prizes. Read More

Internet provider turns to the ‘dark’ side

September 8, 2017
Dark Fiber may sound like a plot element in a science fiction story, but it’s very real and becoming a preferred method of internet connectivity for businesses in Michigan. Read More

Insurer adding 60 jobs to tech center

September 7, 2017
A Fortune 500 insurance company is planning to expand its Grand Rapids tech center and add 60 jobs at the site. Read More