university research http://michiganradio.org en Michigan's University Research Corridor contributes greatly to state economy http://michiganradio.org/post/michigans-university-research-corridor-contributes-greatly-state-economy <p>Let's turn to Michigan's three largest universities for a moment. The University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State University make up the University Research Corridor and a new <a href="http://urcmich.org/news/2013econ/URC_EconImpact_2014-01-07.pdf">report</a> out today shows the corridor contributing more than $16 billion to the state's economy.</p><p>Lou Anna Simon is president of Michigan State University and she joined us today.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 21:07:01 +0000 Stateside Staff 16113 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan's University Research Corridor contributes greatly to state economy Big research dollars at stake in Stanford v. Roche http://michiganradio.org/post/big-research-dollars-stake-stanford-v-roche-0 <p>Michigan&rsquo;s research universities could have a lot at stake in the outcome of a Stanford University lawsuit before the&nbsp;U.S. Supreme Court.</p><p>The ruling could affect who gets the rights to nearly two billion dollars&rsquo; worth of patents that are developed as part of university-private partnerships.</p><p>Stanford sued after drug company Roche claimed the rights to a lucrative medical test.</p><p>A Stanford researcher developed the test using research techniques he learned at a private company later acquired by Roche.</p> Thu, 10 Mar 2011 23:28:40 +0000 Tracy Samilton 1602 at http://michiganradio.org