News in 2020
Academia Answers the Call in Michigan by Supporting COVID-19 Response Efforts
From K-12 schools across the state to nationally recognized universities, Michigan’s young talent and research expertise is coming together to support an Arsenal of Innovation in the face of COVID-19.
Tech Companies Pivot to Support Michigan’s Arsenal of Innovation
As home to the highest concentration of engineering talent in the nation and high-caliber startups driving the future of mobility, Michigan has the skilled workforce and high-tech expertise needed to support the growing Arsenal of Innovation.
Michigan’s ‘Arsenal of Innovation’ supports the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19
Around the globe, Michigan is known for what it can make, as home to a skilled workforce and an unparalleled work ethic. And the state’s legendary innovation is on display yet again helping the world as it works to flatten the curve of COVID-19.
In The Zone - Centrepolis
On this episode, Director Dan Radomski provides an inside look at Southfield's SmartZone, the Centrepolis Accelerator. Supported by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Lawrence Technological University and the City of Southfield, Centrepolis Accelerator is dedicated to helping designers, manufacturers, engineers and tech experts commercialize their innovative products.
In The Zone – Automation Alley
Tom Kelly, executive director and CEO of Automation Alley, takes us "In the Zone" at Michigan's Industry 4.0 knowledge center. Launched in 1999, Automation Alley has more than 1,000 members working to launch, grow or diversify their business and establish Michigan as a leader in the emerging technology sector.
Energy Companies Power Economic Development in Michigan
In Michigan, energy companies are part of a streamlined site selection process – a one-stop-shop where site consultants and buyers can sit down with a project team consisting of local economic development organizations, utility partners and more.
5 Quick Questions for Brandee Cooke, 100K Ideas
Want to learn more about the resources available to support your startup, or how to set yourself apart from the competition? Check out these 5 Quick Questions with Brandee Cooke, Director of Operations for 100K Ideas in Flint to learn more.