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NMU places idea kiosk in GCC student lounge


October 12, 2018

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

SAVANNAH WESTIE, of Mass City, enters her idea for a better set of work gloves into the Invent@NMU's idea kiosk in the Gogebic Community College student lounge Thursday afternoon. According to Invent@NMU officials, she should hear back from their team in Marquette within three business days with their input and possible steps forward.


IRONWOOD - Gogebic Community College student Savannah Westie, of Mass City, knows about hard work, having hauled hay at a friend's farm near her home for several years.

Like with any job, the correct tools are needed, but she said she has never found the right gloves for the job.

Enter Invent@NMU, an idea and business incubator based at Northern Michigan University. The Invent@NMU staff were at GCC Thursday afternoon pitching a new product of their own - a portable kiosk which is hoped to be a portal for ideas from an aspiring public.

Westie en...

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