Sara Reynolds Project Coordinator Email: email@example.com Connect with Sara on LinkedIn Sara Reynolds is a project coordinator working with EGI’s Department of Defense funded grant programs. As an experienced project coordinator, Sara collaborates with the project management team to design strategies to increase the volume and quality of applicants. Through [read more]
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LaTricia Mitchell Project Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Connect with LaTricia on LinkedIn LaTricia Mitchell is a project manager working with EGI’s community programs. LaTricia’s work with the Economic Growth Institute capitalizes on her leadership in community engagement, facilitation, and planning. Through her work at EGI, she supports communities across the Detroit, [read more]
Our fall newsletter includes stories about EGI's Inaugural Elevate Forum, new support for the Michigan Defense Resiliency Consortium, Michigan Vehicle Technology Transition Impact Project, research informing county leaders, and EGI staff and student stories.
The University of Michigan's Economic Growth Institute hosted its inaugural Elevate Forum for businesses, community leaders, and economic development colleagues at the University's Detroit Center. With over 100 attendees joining both in person and online, the forum offered a full day of presentations and networking. The day commenced with opening remarks from EGI’s Executive [read more]
The Economic Growth Institute (EGI) at the University of Michigan has launched the Michigan Vehicle Technology Transition Impact Project (MiVTTP), to support local leaders and community members as they respond to vehicle eletrification in their communities. MiVTTP began work in September on this three-year program with the support of a $2 million grant from [read more]
Michigan Defense Resiliency Consortium Awarded $4.9 Million from the Department of Defense to Advance Energy Storage and Battery Technologies
The Michigan Defense Resiliency Consortium (MDRC) has been awarded a $4.9 million grant by the Department of Defense to support its work across Michigan. With local support bringing this strategic investment in the state to $6.3 million, the consortium will create the critical foundation for energy storage and battery manufacturing necessary to support the [read more]
In a recent engagement with community leaders in Grundy County, Illinois, EGI’s Dr. Sarah Crane and Carmen Wells Quigg presented results of the team’s research and economic analysis of the region. EGI's research and community teams work together to empower communities with detailed analysis that is vital for informed leadership. Sarah and Carmen met [read more]
Our fall newsletter includes stories about EGI's fall summit, the STC program supporting Detroit area manufacturers transitioning to EVs, a new Defense Manufacturing Community designation, student programming focusing on broad-based employee ownership, and EGI staff and student stories.
EGI has been working at the forefront of economic changes this past year. Our 2023 annual report shares stories of our support for the region’s manufacturers, our collaborations with communities, and our growing research. Our region is facing significant transitions that are disrupting the automotive supply chain and fundamentally altering the energy infrastructure that [read more]
Elevate Forum Sponsorship Opportunities Advancing Manufacturing, Communities & Economic Development Date Tuesday, October 24th, 2023 8AM - 4PM Location University of Michigan Detroit Center 3663 Woodward Avenue #150 Detroit, MI 48201 Sponsorship Levels Event Sponsorship: $2,000 As event sponsor for the EGI Elevate Forum, your [read more]