procter & gamble http://michiganradio.org en U of M, MSU and Wayne State to work with Procter & Gamble http://michiganradio.org/post/u-m-msu-and-wayne-state-work-procter-gamble <p>Consumer products giant <a href="http://www.pg.com/en_US/index.shtml">Procter &amp; Gamble</a> is teaming up with Michigan’s three leading research universities.</p><p><a href="http://www.umich.edu/">The University of Michigan</a>, <a href="http://msu.edu/">Michigan State</a> and <a href="http://wayne.edu/">Wayne State Universities</a> will work with P&amp;G to develop new products.</p><p>Daryl Weinert&nbsp;is the executive director of <a href="http://bec.umich.edu/index/">U of M’s Business Engagement Center.</a> He says the collaboration will allow university researchers to move ‘at the speed of industry’.</p><blockquote><p><em>It sends a message to the world when a company like P&amp; G chooses a state like Michigan to do a collaboration like this. </em></p></blockquote><p>Weinert says the state of Michigan will benefit because of the ripple effects of business investment.&nbsp;The program will eventually expand to other Michigan universities. Procter &amp; Gamble has a similar research corridor in Ohio. Thu, 20 Jan 2011 03:13:29 +0000 Steve Carmody 941 at http://michiganradio.org U of M, MSU and Wayne State to work with Procter & Gamble