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Empowering Michigan: Tenth Annual Economic Impact Report of Michigan’s University Research Corridor

Tenth Annual Economic Impact Report of Michigan’s University Research Corridor

Michigan's University Research Corridor (URC) is one of the nation’s top academic research clusters and a leading engine for innovation in Michigan and the Great Lakes region. An alliance of Michigan’s three largest academic institutions, Michigan State University (MSU), the University of Michigan (U-M), and Wayne State University (WSU), the URC is focused on increasing economic prosperity and connecting Michigan to the world. They do so by educating students, attracting talented workers to Michigan, supporting innovation, and encouraging the transfer of technology to the private sector. 

The URC asked AEG to undertake a comprehensive study that quantifies the economic impact of their activities on the State of Michigan’s economy. This report is the latest in a series of reports that benchmark the URC and show the overall economic impact in Michigan. 

Previous URC Reports prepared by AEG:

October 2007, Michigan's University Research Corridor: First Annual Economic Impact Report

September 2008, Michigan's University Research Corridor: Second Annual Economic Impact Report

May 2009, Preliminary Report: Life Sciences Industry in Michigan and the University Research Corridor

September 2009, Michigan's University Research Corridor: Third Annual Economic Impact Report

July 2010, The URC's Support for Advanced Manufacturing in Michigan

October 2010, Empowering Michigan: Fourth Annual Economic Impact Report of Michigan's University Research Corridor

December 2010, Research and Development in the URC 

May 2011, The URC's Support for Information and Communication Technology in Michigan 

October 2011, University Research Corridor Annual Report

May 2012, Benchmarking Michigan's URC

May 2012, The URC's Contributions to Automotive Innovation

January 2013, Empowering Michigan: Sixth Annual Economic Impact Report of Michigan's University Research Corridor

May 2013, Embracing Entrepreneurship: The URC's Growing Support for Entrepreneurs in Michigan and Throughout the World

January 2014, Empowering Michigan: Seventh Annual Economic Impact Report of Michigan's University Research Corridor

May 2014, Innovating for the Blue Economy: Water Research at the URC

April 2015, Empowering Michigan: Eighth Annual Economic Impact Report of Michigan's University Research Corridor

May 2015, Attracting, Fostering, and Inspiring Talent for the Global Economy: A Report from Michigan's University Research Corridor

January 2016, Empowering Michigan: Ninth Annual Economic Impact Report of Michigan's University Research Corridor

M. Roy Wilson, Lou Anna Simon, Patrick Anderson, and Mark Schlissel at the release of a report on Mackinac Island.

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