Center for Innovation Research

The University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research — iLabs — is housed within the University’s College of Business. iLabs, a research institute established in 2006, is dedicated to advancing the understanding of corporate, entrepreneurial, and institutional innovation and its impact on economic development.

iLabs Research Highlights

iLabs reports on a recent study of Detroit Metro-Airport and finds: DTW Airport has an economic impact of over $10 Billion for the State of Michigan

eCities, an annual iLabs project, is a free and easy economic development tool for local governments!

eCities recognizes certain local governments who encourage entrepreneurial and economic growth as Best Practices Communities

 

In the news

On Wednesday, November 2nd, communities were recognized for entrepreneurial development...
On Thursday, February 4, 2016, representatives from JD Power Associates will be on campus...
Over the past several years, University of Michigan-Dearborn faculty and students have...
DETROIT, March 31, 2015 – Willow Run Airport generates more than 950 jobs and $123...

Twitter

  1. Had a nice call with @EDCSaultMI about updates to the eCities program. If you are a #MI local government, we want to hear from you too.
  2. RT @mmelfi: A frequent question is how to structure equity for team members - here is an inside look how to do it. t.co/c3mj5gSwHD…
  3. RT @UMD_Business: Congratulations to Tim Davis, director of @umdiLabs , who received the Outstanding Service to Metropolitan Community & Un…
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