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Ann Arbor Spark

March 5, 2021

Weekly Rewind: Ann Arbor’s Business News Recap

A look back on this week’s economic development headlines, announcements, and other share-worthy news from the Ann Arbor region.

Regional Updates

  • A Big Gift and a New Name: Eastern Michigan University to rename its engineering and technology college to the GameAbove College of Engineering and Technology, thanks to a major gift from the GameAbove alumni group

Startup Ecosystem

  • Biotech Boom: “As Ann Arbor begins to fulfill its potential as a dynamic biotech hub, the broader impact could be profound.”

Mobility News

Recent Reports

  • The Council on Future Mobility & Electrification released a study on the state of the auto industry in Michigan: “Revolutionary changes like electrification and automation are poised to transform the mobility sector, and there is a global competition to determine where advanced vehicle technologies will be built.”

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