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

 

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