November 15, 2012 – MTEC SmartZone is at the center of a growing hub of entrepreneurism and high-tech business development in Upper Michigan’s remote Keweenaw Peninsula. Founded in 2002, MTEC SmartZone provides the facilities, expertise and resources for university research commercialization, corporate R&D innovation and technology start-ups in the remote region.
HOUGHTON, MI (October 4, 2012) – MTEC SmartZone’s Fortune 500 Formula, a company attraction program, has grown to include vehicle data acquisition and analysis software company CONTROLTEC. MTEC SmartZone officially welcomed the downstate Michigan-based company with a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new satellite office in the Lakeshore Center in Houghton, on October 4.
HANCOCK, Michigan (September 11, 2012) – Finlandia University Junior Darryl Brown is excited about his student-marketing internship at Consistacom, Inc. A small business in Hancock, Consistacom provides software to the call center industry across the world. Brown is gaining hands-on experience, performing real work and getting results for Consistacom.
“Darryl adds friendly, persistent follow-up to our team. We have been lacking that personal touch, and Darryl is making a real difference,” says Steven Fitzgerald, owner of Consistacom.