University Center for Regional Economic Innovation


The MSU EDA University Center for Regional Economic Innovation (REI) at the MSU Center for Community and Economic Development is building a new economic development ecosystem, leveraging higher education assets to support the co-creation, co-application, and dissemination of innovative economic development strategies that promise to yield high-growth entrepreneurship, job creation and economic innovation throughout the state of Michigan!  At the wheel of the REI University Center Ecosystem is the REI Network, a responsive virtual community of over 800 members from the public and private sector that are engaged in strategic partnerships and collaborative learning.


1615 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48912


  • Workforce development boards
  • Community action agencies
  • State agencies
  • Public utilities
  • Commercial lenders
  • Higher education institutions
  • EDA Economic Development Districts


U.S. Economic Development Administration

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