U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman visited Benzie County on Thursday, meeting with a variety of people and organizations as he got a first-hand look at how some of the CARES Act funding for the area was spent.
Ford and BMW, along with the VC firm Volta Energy Technologies, are investing $130 million in the solid-state battery startup Solid Power.
Mayor Mike Duggan and Google announced today that the City of Detroit has been selected for Google.org’s Fellowship Program, in which 13 Google employees will spend six months pro bono supporting the City to develop an affordable housing locator search tool.
Ford has revealed it will be investing $185 million towards a new battery lab, in a further step to producing its own battery cells for its lineup of electric vehicles.
Companies that amplified their technology investments during the COVID-19 pandemic have extended their growth advantage over competitors, according to new research from Accenture, a global professional services company based in Dublin with offices in Detroit, Livonia, Troy, and Ann Arbor.
Henry Ford Innovations, in partnership with Google Cloud and Miracle Software Systems, will launch an international competition hosted in Detroit, inviting entrepreneurs to propose their top ideas for reducing health inequities through the use of digital technology. Henry Ford Innovations is the innovations arm of Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System.
TechTown Detroit announced the kickoff of its new Startup Fund. Donations to the fund are currently being accepted to provide grants of up to $10,000 to Detroit-based Black tech founders to help their companies get off the ground and grow.
In 2018, Ford Motor Company purchased the iconic Michigan Central Station after it had been left dormant since 1995. The historic 18-story building in Corktown is part of Ford’s plans to transform the district into a mobility innovation campus.