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You Can In Michigan

Take your career and lifestyle to the next level in Michigan. Our innovative industries, adventurous landscape and welcoming, affordable communities are waiting for you.

A Quality of Life That's Built to Last

In Michigan, job growth, lifestyle and affordability fire on all cylinders. We’re not only leading the charge in future-forward tech industries like EV battery manufacturing and clean energy, but our state is also home to immediate job opportunities across several innovative industries that are changing the world as we know it.

When it comes to living, and living as your truest self, Michigan has something for everyone. From the sand dunes of Traverse City to the northern lights of Marquette — the Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids to the Eastern Market in Detroit — Michigan’s stunning natural landscapes, welcoming communities and vibrant urban environments inspire the quintessential work-life balance.

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Savor Michigan's Splendor

The Great Lakes state is a trove of environmental beauty and cultural riches. Michigan’s outdoors are unmatched, and with world-class cultural establishments, our urban centers are unlike any other.

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In Michigan, your paycheck goes farther. Learn how living here means living life to the fullest.

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Major Industries

Innovation flows through Michigan’s tech industries. from EV & mobility to advanced manufacturing, clean energy and biosciences.

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Michigan is welcoming to all. From peaceful, small towns to vibrant, urban metropolitans, finding your perfect place in Michigan just got a lot easier.

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Charting New Waters: Northern Michigan’s Blue Tech Revolution Read More
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Charting New Waters: Northern Michigan’s Blue Tech Revolution

  Michigan is leading the latest wave of freshwater research. With its abundance of natural resources and the brightest minds in tech, the Grand Traverse region is emerging as a leader in “blue tech” – a term encompassing a wide range of marine technology, including vessel autonomy, underwater drones, environmental sensors, and vessel electrification. With […]

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Driving Innovation: Michigan’s Research and Development Landscape

With a rich history of innovation and commitment to fostering growth, Michigan serves as a thriving hub for cutting-edge research and technological advancements.   The state’s research and development (R&D) sector continues to propel advancements across industries in part through strategic investments by the state. Historically, Michigan businesses spent $22.4 billion on R&D investments, making […]

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Community revitalization project in Merrill wins national recognition

MAEDC award highlights impact of MEDC’s community revitalization initiatives in Michigan. The Merrill High School Redevelopment Project in the village of Merrill has been recognized with a Project of the Year (Small Division) award by the Mid-America Economic Development Council (MAEDC) at the 2023 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference in Indianapolis. “The Merrill High School Redevelopment Project is a […]

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