MEDC Press Releases

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Community revitalization projects, support for entrepreneurial programs spur private investment, research and innovation across the state

MSF supports community projects in Flint, Detroit, Kalamazoo at final meeting of fiscal year 2018; MSF, MEDC support $7.2 billion in private investment, creation of 38,989 private-sector jobs*

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Michigan Strategic FundApproves Investment in Programs to Continue Research in Innovation and Technology Across the State

$9.05 MM in funding granted to seven programs essential for continued entrepreneurial growth

Monday, September 24, 2018

Michigan Defense Center and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Highlight Michigan’s Defense Opportunities

Arsenal of Innovation event aims to connect local vendors to federal and military contracts

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Michigan brings automotive collaboration to world stage

State of Michigan’s second annual Intelligent Vehicle Testing Symposium

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Michigan Milk Producers Association’s expanded dairy plant boosts milk processing capacity in Michigan

•MSF board supports processing facility in St. Joseph County •Project to generate $24 million in capital investment, create 11 jobs •Expansion will increase milk processing capacity by 1.3 million pounds per day

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Michigan Defense Center and Congressman Jack Bergman highlight Michigan’s defense opportunities

Arsenal of Innovation event aims to connect local vendors to federal and military contracts

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Crowdfunding campaign launched for Jackson School of the Arts in downtown Jackson

$50,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

Friday, September 14, 2018

U.S. Army TARDEC Unveils Cyber Hub at Detroit Arsenal

The new cyber hub is the fourth installment in the Michigan Cyber Range Network

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Business expansions, community improvement project bring new private investment and jobs to Michigan

•Two business expansions in Cascade Township and Plymouth Township will generate total capital investment of $9.4 million, create 110 jobs in medical device, cybersecurity sectors •Private investments reflect diversity in state economy

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Grants provide vital support to pillar cultural institutions; strengthen community arts, history, educational organizations

•Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs announces 2018-19 recipients •Funds delivered to more than two-thirds of state’s 83 counties