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Michigan is where you can live your best life. Whether you choose to put down roots in an iconic city like Detroit, a hiker’s paradise like Marquette, or an artistic village like Saugatuck, you’ll experience unique community with innovative job opportunities, a low cost of living and a one-of-a-kind quality of life.

Michigan also boasts some of the country’s most important cultural institutions, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, Frederik Meijer Gardens, Greenfield Village and West Michigan’s ArtPrize. You will also find unbridled entertainment and fun throughout the state by visiting our award-winning restaurants, live music and theatre venues, nationally recognized farmers’ markets, art fairs are more.

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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 Read More
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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 Read More
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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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