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Moving Ideas to Market Initiative

Prima Civitas Foundation

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $202,000
  • Grant Period December 1, 2010–November 30, 2011
  • Location East Lansing, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Michigan

About this grant

This grant will enable the Prima Civitas Foundation, and its partners, to take the lead in coordinating a series of regional activities that will facilitate a broad-based understanding and dialogue around academia’s role as a commercialization engine for an economically distressed region. This initiative has identified exemplary practices that have helped a broader base of students, entrepreneurs, and potential investors to share in the largess that academic systems can offer business innovators.