Thursday, March 16, 2006
Michael Shore, MEDC
Initiative Will Promote Life Sciences Industry Growth by Creating Network of Researchers, Entrepreneurs, Service Providers
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today it is seeking an individual or organization to develop a network linking life science researchers and businesses with vendors of related products and services. The pipeline mechanism is required as part of the 21st Century Jobs Fund initiative signed into law last November.
Proposals are due at MEDC offices in Lansing no later than April 14, 2006 with the contract expected to be awarded in late May. The term of the contract will run four years beginning June 1, 2006.
The Request for Proposals is available online at www.michigan.org/21stcentury along with specifics on the application process.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, a partnership between the state and local communities, promotes smart economic growth by developing strategies and providing services to create and retain good jobs and a high quality of life. The MEDC is administering the commercialization component of the 21stwww.michigan.org.
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