Scientific Resources

Researchers have specific needs when it comes to technology and science. It's not always easy to locate someone to properly calibrate a pH meter or provide advice on FDA regulations. The Innovation Center's list of technical and scientific resources helps make finding the hard-to-find services easier. From small equipment repair to hand-blown laboratory glass, you'll find what you need on this resource list.

  • A1 Refrigeration

    A1 is especially helpful with the service & disposal of refrigerators & freezers. A-1 Refrigeration has been providing mechanical, refrigeration and plumbing services to businesses and commercial facilities in the Western Michigan area since 1949.

  • Andy Eagen

    Although a large company, Andy Eagen is capable of handling small equipment repair & maintenance. Since 1919, Egan has been the mechanical contractor that West Michigan construction managers and building owners depend on for the highest quality work.

  • Charles River

    Charles River’s site in Mattawan, Michigan, performs general toxicology studies and specialized studies such as DART, ototoxicity, ocular toxicology, and abuse liability. The facility also supports the development of medical devices and gene and cell therapies.

  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

    The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) provides high quality, peer-reviewed, web-based educational courses in research, ethics, regulatory oversight, responsible conduct of research, research administration, and other topics. CITI Program’s content now includes nearly two dozen subject areas (such as Biosafety & Biosecurity, Laboratory Chemical Safety, Good Laboratory Practice, and many more.

  • Drug & Laboratory Disposal Inc

    Drug & Lab Disposal has offered environmentally correct chemical waste dsposal since 1977. DLD is a licensed treatment, storage and disposal facility (TSDF), a hazardous waste and liquid industrial waste transporter, a lab pack specialists (including PCBs and compressed gases), a licensed DEA controlled substances reverse distributor, and is licensed to receive medical waste.

  • E.M.M.A. International

    E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group is a global leader in management consulting services, with headquarters in Farmington Hills, MI. E.M.M.A International focuses on quality system, regulatory, and compliance services for the Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device, and all other FDA regulated industries. Think of E.M.M.A. International as a one stop shop for all quality and compliance needs.

  • Edwards Industrial Sales

    Edwards Industrial excels at the repair of pumps and motors. Edwards Industrial is the oldest, privately-held, power transmission supplier in southwest Michigan. We pride ourselves on our highly accomplished personnel at each of our four locations. Count on the Edwards Industrial team to meet and exceed your sourcing, design, and engineering requirements.

  • ERG Environmental Services

    ERG Environmental Services stands at the forefront of waste management and remediation services. From full-service recycling; material recovery, disposal and storage; comprehensive hazardous materials management and transport; and total site cleanup and remediation, ERG delivers solutions and capabilities quickly, cost-effectively, and with obsessive safety and professionalism.

  • Goodwill Industries of Southwest Michigan

    Goodwill Industries are experts in manufacturing, fulfillment, warehousing, product sorting, and kitting. Whether a start-up or a large national corporation, experience unrestricted growth with their supply chain solutions.

  • Junk King Kalamazoo

    Junk King Kalamazoo recycles and donates at least 60% of the debris they haul. These items include appliances, concrete and construction debris, electronic waste (e-waste), paper goods, and textiles.

  • Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste Center

    The HHW Center is a function of the Kalamazoo County government. Businesses located in Kalamazoo County may use the HHW Center for a fee and by appointment only.

  • Kalamazoo Electric Motor

    For repair of pumps and motors, Kalamazoo Electric Motor is a locally owned-and-operated business specializing in top-quality customer service. Find the motor you are looking for and the quality service you need at Kalamazoo Electric Motor. They have over 65+ years of sales and service experience, and their pricing is fair and competitive.

  • Michigan Occupational Health & Safety Administration,4601,7-154-11407---,00.html

    For workplace health & safety regulations & training, turn to MIOSHA. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration strives to work collaboratively with employers and employees to better prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

  • NovaStar

    Novastar is a leading provider of instrumnet calibration services. Novastar Calibration Division offers A2LA accredited instrument and equipment calibration services on site or in their Calibration Laboratory located in Livonia, MI. NovaStar calibrations include: force ,torque, acceleration, electrical, thermodynamics, acoustical, pressure/vacuum, dimensional, hardness, pH/conductivity, and LISN. ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

  • Regulatory Affairs Associates (RAA)

    Regulatory Affairs Associates is the premier FDA Consulting Company, with FDA Consultant expertise gaining FDA approval for medical devices, drugs and nutritional supplements. Our FDA Consultants have achieved over 240 government approvals in the USA and around the world, helping to create 200 new successful companies.

  • Valley City Electronic Recycling

    For over 40 years, Valley City Electronic Recycling has provided advanced recycling solutions to our Midwest clients. Our state-of-the-art technologies ensure secure data elimination for electronics, medical and industrial equipment, as proven by our regulatory compliance record and Responsible Recycling Practices (R2) Certification.

  • West Michigan Regional Laboratory

    WMRL is an independent, AAALAC-accredited research and teaching facility that is located in Grand Rapids, MI. WMRL provides a variety of services including housing suitable for a variety of species, surgical skill training utilizing human cadaveric specimens, training in regulatory compliance, animal handling, and surgical skills.

  • Western Michigan University Resource Network

    The WMU Resource Network facilitates industry collaboration, technology commercialization, professional development programs and recruiting opportunities.

  • Wyse Glass Specialties

    Hand-blown specialty lab glassware. Wyse''s highly skilled glassblowers will work directly with you from design through manufacture. This eliminates errors, allows them to service you in a quicker manner, and saves you money. Don''t be limited by only "off the shelf" glassware.

  • XperTech

    Conveniently located in Plainwell, Michigan, XperTech specializes in mass spectrometer and HPLC maintenance and repair. Managing Consultant Jerry Westergaard has over 25 years of experience working with scientific equipment in West Michigan.  XperTech provides fast, affordable care of your mass spectrometers and HPLC units.