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Detroit Center for Innovation

Detroit Center for Innovation

University of Michigan

As the centerpiece of a development that will transform the city’s eastern edge, the Detroit Center for Innovation will offer programs that focus on high-tech research, education and innovation for university students and the community at large.

Sited on a previously vacant lot, the new campus will reinvigorate the edge of downtown Detroit’s eastern gateway, at the intersection of Gratiot Avenue between I-375 and St. Antoine Street. The planned academic center will feature a 190,000-square-foot research and graduate education building for UM students in mobility, artificial intelligence, data science, entrepeneurship, cybersecurity, financial technology and more. The initial phase of the DCI build-out also will include incubator and start up services for entrepreneurs, collaboration space for established companies, residential units, a hotel and conference center and event space.

When opened, the Detroit Center for Innovation will provide Michigan businesses a pipeline of talent and offer opportunities for current workers to further their skills in a world of fast-paced, technological change. It will also build on Detroit’s growing presence as a center for innovation, which now includes Ford’s new Corktown mobility innovation campus, Techtown and Wayne State University.

Location

Detroit, Michigan, USA

Client

Related Companies, Bedrock Detroit, University of Michigan

Type

Education + Research
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Project Type:Education + Research
Project Location:Americas