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TechTown center of $2.4B battery investment from feds that could create 6,800 jobs in next 18 months

August 11, 2009


Wayne State's TechTown is featured in an article about Vice President Joe Biden's announcement of Michigan's $2.4-billion federal grant program designed to spur manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles. Backed by Wayne State University, Henry Ford Health System and General Motors Co. TechTown is offering a range of start-up services to 98 small businesses. Executive Director Randal Charlton is quoted. The AP story was picked up by numerous media.