In this episode of Michigan Minds, Director of the Economic Growth Institute (EGI) Steve Wilson discusses the ways in which EGI works with businesses and communities to help them mitigate challenges and create positive economic impact.
Wilson explains how EGI’s work is focused at the intersection of industry, communities, and innovation, helping companies navigate the innovation ecosystem.
“Ultimately EGI’s goal is to retain and create jobs, and increase investment and economic growth. We do that by leveraging the knowledge and resources of the University of Michigan to assist communities and industries throughout the state,” he says.
He also provides insights on potential challenges facing businesses in 2022, including talent shortages and continued supply chain disruptions. He also discusses energy transition.