Resources

Western Michigan University's Business Connection office can connect you with numerous resources on campus to help grow your business.

  • Access to student talent
  • Faculty and student consultancies
  • Class projects
  • Expertise identification
  • Starting a business
  • And more ...

Michigan corporate relations network

The Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN) is a statewide university network designed to create partnerships that will connect Michigan’s corporations to critical university assets to help promote innovative research and grow Michigan’s economy.  Six major public universities make up the network, including Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, Wayne State University, Western Michigan University, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Visit MCRN to learn more about the network and its resources.  

The MCRN Faculty Expertise Portal provides access to Michigan's public institutions research grants, publications, and patents that demonstrate the impact of these institutions within Michigan and across the U.S.

  MCRN FACULTY EXPERTISE PORTAL