HOUGHTON, Michigan (July 15, 2013) – MTEC SmartZone was recently awarded a $36,000 grant from the Business Accelerator Fund (BAF) to assist their tenant company, Endres Machining Innovations (EMI), a company that develops innovative tooling products for the metal cutting industry. The BAF grant is going to help EMI launch their first product line.
HOUGHTON, Michigan (June 25, 2013) – A growing MTEC SmartZone start-up company that developed an antimicrobial technology, earned an award in a business plan competition in East Lansing.
QTEK, LLC founders Bowen Li and Amy Zhi received the “New Business Idea” award during the Statewide Business Plan Competition Award Ceremony, held on June 18 at Michigan State University. The event was hosted by Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest (GLEQ), a support organization that assists entrepreneurs in starting, developing or accelerating high-growth businesses.
Early Spring Productions and LeClaire Surveying Services LLC create 5 new jobs in Hancock
HANCOCK, Michigan (June 20, 2013) – Two start-up ventures hit the ground running this month with support from MTEC SmartZone. Early Spring Productions, LLC and LeClaire Surveying Services, LLC are the newest tenants of Jutila Center business incubator, and combined, they’ve created five new jobs in Hancock.
May 30, 2013, Houghton, MI – As part of FinnFest USA 2013, MTEC SmartZone is
hosting and promoting a number of opportunities for Michigan based
companies to identify their next technology service or product sale.
The events also provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to showcase
their technology-based businesses and network with regional, state,
and international business support specialists.
HOUGHTON, Michigan (May 20, 2013) – Four local professional women who share a strong drive for starting their own technology ventures are close to turning those aspirations into reality.
Michigan Technological University Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Megan Frost is among the group of women participating in a nationally renowned program designed to guide women through the process of starting their own technology companies.