GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A) today announced it has added the West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative (WMSTI) to its growing list of health care clients.
Based in Grand Rapids, LE&A is West Michigan's top-ranked public relations agency and the state's largest investor relations firm. The firm will provide public relations services and related strategic counsel to WMSTI.
"The life science industry is growing at a rapid rate and we were looking for a partner to help us further our efforts in commercialization of new products West Michigan," said Linda Chamberlain, executive director of WMSTI. "The LE&A team has a proven track record and critical knowledge of the life science landscape. We are looking forward to working with them."
LE&A's other health care clients include the Center for Molecular Medicine, Spectrum Health, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, FinCor Holdings, the Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute and United American Healthcare Corporation.
About the West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative
The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative is a partnership
among the Right Place, Inc., Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Valley
State University, the city of Grand Rapids and Grand Rapids Community
College, Spectrum Health, Saint Mary's Health Care and Mary Free Bed
Rehabilitation Hospital. Its mission is to create an environment that
sparks innovation and supports the commercialization of science and
technology. Since its inception, the Initiative has assisted more than 70
plus clients in commercialization of new products, including funding
through receipt of more than $7M in federal and state grant awards. The
Initiative has also supported projects to build a strong base of
intellectual property in west Michigan, as well as the creation of
businesses, such as ClinXus(TM) and Grand River Aseptic Pharmaceutical
Packaging that build regional lif
|SOURCE Lambert, Edwards & Associates|
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