Press Releases - 2024

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Gov. Whitmer Announces $10 Million Investment to Help Michigan Lead Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing and Talent

Launch of MSTAR Initiative will develop strong talent base and infrastructure necessary for Michigan to find more efficient, effective ways for semiconductors to be used in the automotive industry

Read More

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Gov. Whitmer Announces New Actions to Build a More Innovative Michigan

Infrastructure for Innovation, Pitch Competition, Chief Innovation Ecosystem Officer will grow Michigan’s economy, unleash Michigan’s entrepreneurial spirit

Read More

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Wayne, Oakland, Macomb Commit to Expand Project DIAMOnD and Calls for Statewide Expansion of “Infrastructure for Innovation”

Counties will scale up Automation Alley's unprecedented network of 3D printers, delivering on governor’s vision to build the “Infrastructure for Innovation” businesses need to lower costs, boost output

Read More

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Downtown Allegan Mahan Park Project

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

Read More

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for Bark River Park Project in the U.P.

$46,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

Read More

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Statewide tour kicks off 10th anniversary celebration of Public Spaces Community Places grant match program

Read More

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Gov. Whitmer Announces $8.8 Million to Support Diverse Small Businesses

Read More

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Funding for Site Readiness Efforts, Support for Community Revitalization to Bring New Jobs and Investment to Michigan

Read More

Friday, May 17, 2024

Governor Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bill to Drive Investment and Job Creation in Local Communities

With modernized Renaissance Zones, Michigan bolsters economic development toolkit, builds on momentum

Read More

Friday, May 17, 2024

Governor Whitmer announces new program to drive large-scale clean energy investments, leverage federal resources

State and U.S. Department of Energy resources will help achieve the MI Healthy Climate Plan goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, boost economic opportunity, and lower costs for communities and businesses

Read More