MTEC (Houghton-Hancock SmartZone)

Economic Development Organization

MTEC (Houghton-Hancock SmartZone)

MTEC (Houghton-Hancock SmartZone)

MTEC (Houghton-Hancock SmartZone)

MVCA Member
  • SmartZone

MTEC is a Michigan SmartZone supporting the commercialization of technology companies emerging from Michigan Technological University and the Houghton/Hancock area to build a prosperous regional economy.



  • David Rowe
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Patrick Visser
    Chief Commercial Officer
  • Cheryl Leclaire
    VP Operations
  • Jason Mack
    VP Business Development
  • Amanda Jackson
    Development and Marketing Manager

Company Stages Served

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

Industry Sectors Served

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials/Manufacturing
  • Alternative Energy
  • Engineering Design + Development
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical Device Technology
  • Mobility
  • Mobility/Auto Manufacturing

Types of Programs Offered

  • Business Acceleration
  • Business Retention/Expansion/Attraction
  • Capital
  • Incubation
  • Networking/Events
  • Talent Attraction/Retention

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