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Michigan State University Receives $1.6M from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Global Water...

The Global Water Pathogens Project (GWPP), a joint effort through Michigan State University in East Lansing and the International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO, today announced it has received a three-year, $1.6 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Eyeglass Retailor Warby Parker to Open in Troy’s Somerset Collection

Eyeglass retailer Warby Parker is slated to open its second Michigan store on Saturday, May 19, located at Level 1 of Somerset North at the Somerset Collection in Troy. The company’s first Michigan location opened at 1449 Woodward Ave. in downtown Detroit in 2016.

InfuSystem Holdings Inc. in Madison Heights Introduces Patient Safety App

Madison Heights’ InfuSystem Holdings Inc., a provider of infusion pumps and related services for the health care industry, today introduced the launch of InfuSystem Mobile, an infusion patient safety app to connect patients to safety products, infusion expertise, and a team of registered nurses available for secure, two-way communication around the clock.

Virginia’s TransForce Inc. Acquires Bloomfield Hills’ SafetyServe

TransForce Inc. in Virginia, a workforce solutions provider to the transportation industry, Monday announced it has acquired SafetyServe, a Bloomfield Hills-based software company and a provider of online safety training courses to government agencies, insurance companies, and other organizations.

BravoBravo! Fundraiser Returns to Detroit Opera House

BravoBravo!, a black-tie gala fundraiser for capital improvements at the Detroit Opera House, will return after a two-year hiatus on June 1 with a theatrical theme that celebrates storytelling. The event will include three floors of music, dancing, cuisine, and refreshments from popular bars, restaurants, and musicians.

Chicago-based Audit, Tax, and Consulting Firm RSM US LLP Opens Detroit Office

RSM US LLP, a Chicago-based provider of audit, tax, and consulting services, Friday announced the addition of a Detroit office on the eighth floor of Chrysler House Detroit. The company will host an opening event at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16 at the Chrysler House, located at 719 Griswold Street, Suite 820, in Detroit.

Troy’s Kresge Foundation, New Jersey’s Prudential Financial, and the Ballmer Family Invest in the...

New Jersey-based Prudential Financial Inc., Steve and Connie Ballmer, and The Kresge Foundation in Troy today announced $40 million in investment commitments to The Community Outcomes Fund, a fund to scale pay-for-success investments in the United States.

Public- and Private-Sector Leaders Look for Mobility Solutions in Detroit

Representatives from the City of Detroit, the state of Michigan, and the business and nonprofit sectors are working to better understand and mitigate the mobility challenges Detroit residents have through a partnership called the Detroit Mobility Innovation Initiative.

Jackson’s Dawn Food Products Inc. Acquires California’s Lakeside Bakery Supplies

Dawn Food Products Inc. in Jackson today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Lakeside Bakery Supplies in California, expanding Dawn’s reach across southern California. The deal closed on Friday, May 11, and terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Michigan Science Center in Detroit to Host AutoSens Conference This Week

Detroit’s Michigan Science Center (MiSci) is set to host the AutoSens Conference May 14-17, the center announced today. The conference is held in both Europe and North America and attracts more than 750 autonomous vehicle technology experts.