- Video Feature: At the Border, a Business Plan to Expand Local Healthcare
Video Feature: At the Border, a Business Plan to Expand Local Healthcare
Tuesday, May 30, 2023We recently visited Grupo OSME, a privately run-medical clinic in the San Luis Río Colorado in Sonora, Mexico. Our team provided due diligence on OSME’s plan to expand into a hospital through a loan with the North American Development Bank. Learn more about the project in this video feature.
- Pitch Competition Focuses on Global Health Innovation
Pitch Competition Focuses on Global Health Innovation
Wednesday, May 24, 2023The William Davidson Institute and the Center for Global Health Equity (CGHE) at the University of Michigan hosted the Global Health Commercialization Competition, an effort to commercialize promising technology and innovations for low- and middle-income countries.
- Students Stepping Up
Students Stepping Up
Wednesday, April 26, 2023This spring, the William Davidson Institute supported 13 partner projects in nine countries involving more than 75 University of Michigan graduate students as part of their MBA degree program.
- Early Research Forges a Clearer Path for Malaria-Fighting Nonprofit
Early Research Forges a Clearer Path for Malaria-Fighting Nonprofit
Tuesday, April 25, 2023Medicines Malaria Venture is developing a long-acting injectable medication to protect children at risk of malaria. When the nonprofit needed clear data on what was most important to clinicians, WDI's Healthcare team suggested a well-tested business practice.
- WDI, State of Chihuahua Release Strategic ‘Roadmap’ for E-Mobility
WDI, State of Chihuahua Release Strategic ‘Roadmap’ for E-Mobility
Thursday, March 16, 2023WDI has released a new report, developed alongside Chihuahua’s Secretaría de Innovación y Desarrollo Económico, that delves into opportunities in the electric vehicle value chain and the key elements of the emerging global e-mobility ecosystem.
- Perspective: Making the e-mobility transition a global one
Perspective: Making the e-mobility transition a global one
Tuesday, March 7, 2023Around the globe, we are witnessing actions from government, industry, academia and other players whose roles are crucial in enabling the transition to e-mobility. Our research is investigating the challenges and opportunities of this global shift in LMICs.
- Practical Lessons, Powerful Connections: Workshops Aid Ukrainian Refugees
Practical Lessons, Powerful Connections: Workshops Aid Ukrainian Refugees
Wednesday, January 18, 2023Russia's war in Ukraine has pressed NGOs to the limit. In partnership with the Weiser Center at the University of Michigan, WDI offered the NGO Leadership Workshop in Poland in late 2022. At the time, WDI shifted its curriculum to meet the needs of the many NGOs in the area serving Ukrainian refugees.
- Energy-Focused Business Education: WDI Opens a New Case Study Contest
Energy-Focused Business Education: WDI Opens a New Case Study Contest
Tuesday, December 6, 2022William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan has launched the Energy Innovation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Global Case Writing Competition. Administered by WDI Publishing, this new contest is seeking innovative and expert business case studies that advance solutions to energy scarcity and sustainability. The first-place winner will receive $3,000, second-place $2,000, and third-place $1,000.
- Davidson Field Scholars Dedicate Their Efforts to Global Business
Davidson Field Scholars Dedicate Their Efforts to Global Business
Monday, November 21, 2022The University of Michigan students most dedicated to WDI's mission to equip economic decision-makers in emerging markets with the tools for success have earned special recognition as Davidson Field Scholars. WDI again is proud to welcome its next cohort of these important student contributors.
- Thriving Business for Thriving Communities in Africa
Thriving Business for Thriving Communities in Africa
Tuesday, November 15, 2022The William Davidson Institute celebrated its 30th anniversary with the Ralph J. Gerson Distinguished Lecture. The event welcomed entrepreneur and advocate Magatte Wade, who shared her captivating story and insights for a new era of African prosperity.