Items Tagged with 'GR Current'


Bioscience startup moves out

April 14, 2016
A local bioscience startup that makes products that support DNA research has hatched. Read More

GR Current backs online education platform

December 21, 2015
An online-based comprehensive curriculum and plan management tool for teachers will receive business acceleration services through GR Current after applying to the Business Accelerator Fund program to launch its new website and marketing content to support its continued expansion throughout the Midwest. Read More

Small is big business downtown

Nearly 40 new entities are open, in development or on the drawing board.

December 4, 2015
If you are or want to be a small business owner in the downtown Grand Rapids area, or if you just care about the city in general, the following numbers will interest you. Read More

HR firm partners with GR Current

August 28, 2015
A Grand Rapids-based firm providing customized human resources services is collaborating with GR Current to provide pro bono advice to early stage companies. Read More

Law firm partners with startup incubator

December 24, 2014
A law firm and a startup incubator for emerging tech companies will be partners in 2015. Read More

Medical device startup lands $250K grant

Sisu Global Health’s Hemafuse can replace soup ladles in surgery in Africa.

October 3, 2014
A Grand Rapids startup that is developing a manual auto-transfusion device to treat ruptured ectopic pregnancies and internal hemorrhages in Sub-Saharan Africa will receive a $250,000 grant from a global competition whose sponsors include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and USAID. Read More

Inside Track: Millennial entrepreneur rides the wave of GR’s renaissance

Andrew Montpetit’s start-up, Thoughts You Can See, draws on his talent of expressing ideas visually.

August 15, 2014
Even though Andrew Montpetit loved to draw as a kid, he was always told that “the starving artist” path was too financially risky. Read More

Biomed idea group lands grant

State supports commercialization initiative from Spectrum, GVSU and GR Current.

January 17, 2014
An innovative technology-sharing project created jointly by Spectrum Health Innovations, Grand Valley State University and GR Current has been awarded a $187,000 grant from the Michigan Initiative for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Read More

WMSTI rebrands as GR Current

June 21, 2013
GR Current is the once and future West Michigan Science and Technology Initiative. Read More