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21st Century Jobs Fund Awards More than $100 Million for High-Tech Research, Commercialization

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Michael Shore

Competitive process selects 61 proposals to create 21st century jobs

Proposals approved include the following:

Life sciences:

Alternative energy:

Advanced automotive materials and manufacturing:

Homeland security/defense:

The complete list of awardees is available online at www.michigan.org/21stcentury

Today's announcement is the culmination of a process that began exactly eight months ago with Granholm's announcement of a request for proposals for 21st Century Jobs Fund commercialization funding.

The AAAS is the world's largest science and engineering association and publisher of Science magazine. Awardees include researchers at Michigan public universities and private research institutes and entrepreneurs working to commercialize technology-based products.

The contract and funding process will be overseen by the chief compliance officer, a position required by the 21st Century Jobs Fund legislation.


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