Automation Alley (Troy SmartZone)

Economic Development Organization

Automation Alley (Troy SmartZone)

Automation Alley (Troy SmartZone)

Automation Alley (Troy SmartZone)

  • SmartZone

Automation Alley is a nonprofit technology and manufacturing business association and Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, with a global outlook and a regional focus. We connect industry, academia and government to fuel Michigan’s economy and accelerate innovation.



  • Kelly Kozlowski
    Senior Director, Automation Alley (Troy SmartZone)
  • Tom Kelly
    Executive Director, Automation Alley (Troy SmartZone)
  • Nicole Kampe
    Copywriter , Automation Alley (Troy SmartZone)
  • Mark Miller
    Automation Alley (Troy SmartZone)
  • John Bedz
    Manager, Entrepreneurship and Defense, Automation Alley (Troy SmartZone)
  • Dom Holmes
    Senior Business Development Representative, Oakland County

Company Stages Served

  • Growth/Expansion
  • Idea/Pre-Seed
  • Seed

Industry Sectors Served

  • Alternative Energy
  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Mobility

Types of Programs Offered

  • Business Acceleration
  • Business Retention/Expansion/Attraction
  • Capital
  • Incubation
  • Talent Attraction/Retention
  • Talent Development

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From public policy to the new ideas and breakthrough investment opportunities, MVCA will keep your finger on the pulse of must know information in the industry.


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