The University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research — iLabs — is housed within the University’s College of Business. iLabs, a research institute established in 2006, is dedicated to advancing the understanding of corporate, entrepreneurial, and institutional innovation and its impact on economic development.
You put a lot of effort and time into it. ... For a student who is curious about market research, it’s a great opportunity.
Through a partnership with Dearborn’s Downtown Development Authorities and the City of Dearborn, UM-Dearborn’s iLabs conducted research exploring how local businesses pivoted to weather the pandemic. Read the takeaways.
Researchers focused on the five-year changes in property values, community assets, tax rates and cost of doing business within the community.
iLabs consulting-style research experience is open to students across campus. Applications are now accepted for the Winter 2021 term.