Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Research Center'

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Couple gives $5M to university

November 1, 2019
A local couple has donated $5 million toward a university building downtown. Read More

Philanthropist donates downtown sculpture

October 15, 2019
A new sculpture downtown depicts the three Grand Rapids women who helped develop the whooping cough vaccine. Read More

'Medical innovation' building downtown takes next step

June 10, 2019
A university’s plan for a new 200,000-square-foot facility downtown is moving forward. Read More

MSU authorizes expansion of downtown research center

December 17, 2018
Michigan State University is planning to continue development at the site of its Grand Rapids Research Center downtown. Read More

MSU research center, VAI celebrate shared vision

September 29, 2017
Grand Rapids is a city with new purpose — a city in many ways reborn, reshaped into something unexpected and unique. Already known for its furniture and manufacturing capabilities, Grand Rapids also has become a bustling hub of biomedical research, clinical care and higher education. Read More

Chamber producing Medical Innovation Summit downtown

September 27, 2017
On the heels of a new biomedical research center opening downtown, the local chamber plans to host a summit for businesses to learn about medical innovation. Read More

Research center seen as catalyst

Economic impact will create ripple effect lasting for years.

June 26, 2015
As the second research center in the downtown Grand Rapids area, the impact of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine’s new facility could create a ripple effect of economic activity. Read More

Power of partnerships moves economic needle to unforeseen heights

June 26, 2015
Grand Rapids Business Journal opined in 2000 that Jay Van Andel’s gift of the $60 million Van Andel Institute could be considered a far-reaching legacy not just for Grand Rapids but for the state and the world. Read More

Street Talk: The two-minute warning

Time away.

June 19, 2015
Thursday’s groundbreaking for the Grand Rapids Research Center (MSU nowhere in sight in that title) got the ball rolling on an $88.1 million development that is sure to change the makeup of downtown Grand Rapids in the years to come. Read More