Economic Development News

Monroe County Link Monthly Update

Each month, Florence Buchanan, Monroe County Link Plan Facilitator, will be updating us on a few of the past month’s highlights. We are excited to share her first report!   The Monroe County Link Plan Team Captains will focus on accomplishing their goals and setting priorities for 2019.   One of the top priorities is…

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Matching Fund Program Available for Monroe County

To assist in the development of small businesses, the Monroe County BDC and ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital, via ProMedica Innovations, have created a $500,000 fund that will assist new and existing companies as they launch innovative products and services. This program was created to provide gap and seed funding assistance for companies.   The application process…

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New Partnership Announcement – Matching Fund Program

A new partnership was announced to  help promote economic development and innovation in Monroe County! ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital, via ProMedica Innovations and the BDC announced the Matching Fund Program yesterday at a ceremony to celebrate their first recipient, Vital Tech Services! Vital Tech Services was established in 2013 and will use the loan to launch…

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Ground Breaking in Michigan for Gordie Howe Bridge

Yesterday, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the US Port of Entry site for the Gordie Howe International Bridge. This ground breaking celebrated the start of advance work in Michigan, in preparation for full construction to start later this year. Beginning in July 2018, Bridging North America will begin construction at the…

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Port of Monroe – Highlights from 2017

The Port of Monroe is Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, and is fast becoming recognized for its excellent features related to low cost water transportation of raw materials. Monroe County is fortunate to have easy access to all major forms of transportation, including highway, water, rail and air modes of travel. Yesterday in the…

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