U-M honored nationally for economic development commitment

U-M is one of four public universities recognized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities for exemplary work statewide in entrepreneurship, technology transfer and business development.

U-M has won the APLU’s inaugural Economic Prosperity Award for its efforts in working with public- and private-sector partners in Michigan to support economic development. Other winners are Northern Illinois University, the State University of New York and the University of Cincinnati.

Specifically, U-M was recognized for the work of the Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy, the Business Engagement Center, and the Michigan Venture Center.

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