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MSU, URC Universities Develop Infrastructure Solutions

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Potholed roads, aging water systems, and vulnerable underwater transmission lines remind residents daily of the importance of adequate and safe public infrastructure. Michigan’s three University Research Corridor (URC)…

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URC Tops in U.S. for Advanced Degrees in Med/Bio Sciences

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Michigan’s URC conducted $2.3 billion in R&D in 2016, an increase of 53.8 percent since 2007

An annual benchmark report commissioned by Michigan’s University Research Corridor again ranks the group of universities No. 1 in the nation for awarding advanced degrees in medicine and biological science….

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Michigan’s Research Universities Add $2.15B in R&D to Economy

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The three universities comprising Michigan’s University Research Corridor spent $2.15 billion in research and development (R&D) in fiscal 2015, up 53 percent since formation of the URC in…

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Michigan Universities Studying Flint Water Filters

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Flint, Michigan

Researchers from Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University are conducting studies to determine the best ways to manage the type of point-of-use water…

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$4.8M Grant to Study Environmental Influences on Child Health

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Nigel Paneth

A $4.8 million grant awarded to Michigan State University from the National Institutes of Health will help Michigan’s top three research universities, a leading health care system and…

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Michigan Research Universities Get $9mil. for Alzheimer’s Center

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The U.S. National Institutes of Health will award an estimated $9 million over the next 5 years to a new statewide center to enhance the understanding and treatment…

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Customer Satisfaction Wins in the Stock Market

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Tomas Hult, Claes Fornell and Donald C. Cook

Satisfy your customers and win in the stock market, says a new study by a team of researchers from Michigan’s University Research Corridor, who found positive stock returns…

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Research Universities Contribute $17.5B to State Economy

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
R&D for URC

Michigan’s University Research Corridor continues to be a growing driver of the state’s knowledge economy, a new report shows. The three URC members – Michigan State University, the…

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Michigan’s University Research Corridor: Talent for a Global Economy

Thursday, May 28, 2015
URC Talent Report cover photo showing two researchers

Michigan’s leading research universities are magnets for top-notch talent, attracting, developing and retaining highly skilled individuals to propel Michigan’s economy into the future, a new report confirms. With…

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University Research Corridor Schools Bring $16.8B to State

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Michigan’s University Research Corridor remains competitive with the nation’s top university research clusters, contributing $16.8 billion to Michigan’s economy according to the 8th Annual Economic Impact and Benchmark…

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