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The Institute leverages the University of Michigan’s resources, research, technologies, and expertise to foster innovation and create positive economic impact for local, state, and national communities and economies by working with small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Our Impact

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Recent News

  • Published On: January 5th, 2022Categories: News & Media

    Fostering Innovation to Create Economic Growth for Companies and Communities EGI Executive Director Steven Wilson talked with the Michigan Minds podcast about how EGI partners with Michigan businesses. He discusses how EGI helps them navigate various

  • Published On: December 1st, 2021Categories: Business & Community Solutions Newsletters, News & Media

  • Published On: November 11th, 2021Categories: News & Media

  • Published On: September 30th, 2021Categories: News & Media

    Women are constantly making decisions and are involved in decision making processes within their careers, their extra curricular activities and their personal lives. As a woman, do you ever feel like your voice is

  • Published On: August 27th, 2021Categories: News & Media

    EGI staff members have been busy this past year working with small companies across the region as they reestablish business momentum. The pandemic showed us the importance of our local manufacturers and innovators. The

  • Published On: July 29th, 2021Categories: Business & Community Solutions Newsletters, News & Media


Student Opportunities

Strategic Planning

Students who work at the institute become part of a network of business leaders, public sector leaders, consultants, and researchers. Graduating students feel prepared after working at the institute for roles in the public and private sector, at startups, consulting firms, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies. 

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