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August 07 Washtenaw Community College Entrepreneurship Center

The Entrepreneurship Center at Washtenaw Community College is a meeting place and resource hub open to the public. Their purpose is to connect the community to resources and professional assistance in order to help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to market. In addition to many free workshops, the Entrepreneurship Center has an open coworking space available […]

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August 07 WMU Business Connection

WMU’s Business Connection is an office of Western Michigan University dedicated to strategically matching Western’s resources to the needs of the local business community. By working together with the numerous resources available on campus, the office serves as a “one-stop-shop” for companies that want to engage with the University.

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August 07 MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Computing (WSU)

The MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Computing Technologies is a statewide program that funds translational research activities in Cognitive Technologies (e.g., machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, RPA), Immersive Technologies (e.g., Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR)), Industry X.0, Cybersecurity, Blockchain/Distributed Ledger, and Next Generation Computing. The mission of this hub is to […]

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August 07 MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Materials (MTU)

The MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Materials at Michigan Tech University is a grant program supported by Michigan Tech University and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation with the goal of offering gap funding for proof-of-concept, prototype development and other activities appropriate for early stage technologies. Milestones are designed to create opportunities for significant outside funding […]

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August 07 MTRAC for BioMedical (WSU)

The MTRAC for BioMedical at Wayne State University is a grant program supported by Wayne State University and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation with the goal of providing resources to support translational Wayne State research with high commercial potential. The program includes research funding for proof-of-concept and late-stage translational studies, regulatory guidance, business plan development […]

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August 07 WMed Innovation Center WMU (Kalamazoo SmartZone)

WMed is a private medical school formed through a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo’s two teaching hospitals, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. An integral component of the medical school’s research strategy, the Innovation Center supplements the two research floors on WMed’s downtown W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus by providing incubator space that serves to […]

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August 07 Husky Innovate (MTU)

Husky Innovate is a collaboration between Pavlis Honors College, the Office of Innovation and Commercialization, and the College of Business. We are Michigan Tech’s resource hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. We offer workshops, competitions, NSF I-Corps training, panel talks, and the Silicon Valley Experience.

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