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Is Michigan on its way to its first spaceport?

There’s no question that the Lake Huron shore is an incredible place to gaze at the stars, but could it also soon be reaching for them? That’s the plan, according to the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA), who has named the Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport as its top candidate for a potential horizontal space launch site in Michigan. The

Is Michigan on its way to its first spaceport?2020-03-04T13:38:11-05:00

GAMIC semi-finals returning to Lawrence Tech

The 12th Annual Global Automotive and Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) semi-finals will take place in the Architectural Engineering Building on the campus of Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, February 27. GAMIC was created in 2008 out of a partnership between what is now SAE International and the MI Innovation Alliance. The purpose is to identify innovative companies

GAMIC semi-finals returning to Lawrence Tech2020-03-04T13:38:46-05:00

Michigan entities band together to launch Industry 4.0 Accelerator

Three prominent entities have banded together to give Michigan a leap forward in manufacturing amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution. Automation Alley, Lean Rocket Lab and Lawrence Technological University’s (LTU) Centrepolis Accelerator have created a new Industry 4.0 Accelerator program, which is the first of its kind in the U.S. The goal is to help small and medium-sized

Michigan entities band together to launch Industry 4.0 Accelerator2020-03-04T13:40:14-05:00

Three winners in Ford’s $250,000 Corktown Mobility Challenge

Last year Ford Motor Company issued a challenge in Indianapolis, Austin, Mexico City, and Detroit. The idea behind the City: One Mobility Challenge was to identify new ways to make it easier for people to get around. In Detroit, three winning proposals have now been identified and the groups behind them will share $250,000 in funding to

Three winners in Ford’s $250,000 Corktown Mobility Challenge2020-03-04T13:42:31-05:00

Ripple Science creating lasting effects in Ann Arbor

The team at Ann Arbor-based Ripple Science has plenty to smile about these days. The company, which designs research management software, recently completed a $2.5M equity financing round, and it just signed its 100th customer. Like many local companies, it all started in at the University of Michigan where Dr. Nestor Lopez-Duran ran into some challenges managing

Ripple Science creating lasting effects in Ann Arbor2020-03-04T13:51:02-05:00

University of Michigan returns to heart of Detroit after 180 years

Before it became a powerhouse in Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan got its start through humble beginnings in the heart of Detroit. It was originally known as Catholepistemiad or University of Michigania. The cornerstone of the first building was laid on September 24, 1817, near the corner of Bates and Congress, but the school eventually moved

University of Michigan returns to heart of Detroit after 180 years2020-03-04T15:13:14-05:00

$20,000 hardware pitch competition launched in Detroit

Lawrence Technological University’s (LTU) Centrepolis Accelerator and Planet M are looking for the next great ideas in hardware development. The two entities are teaming up for a pitch competition that will take place in conjunction with the Hardware Tech Summit, scheduled for June 19, 2019 at the Lexus Velodrome in Detroit. "The competition provides cash prizes and

$20,000 hardware pitch competition launched in Detroit2020-03-04T14:58:51-05:00

IoT Tech Connect Conference returning to Detroit

Increasingly homes and businesses are filling up with smart phones and televisions, security systems we can control and monitor from other places, and even appliances that connect to the internet. Many transportation systems are already dependent upon accessing the internet, and we are about to enter an era when driverless vehicles will likely become the norm. How

IoT Tech Connect Conference returning to Detroit2020-03-04T14:59:44-05:00

New tech hub coming to Detroit

A new business tenant is set to howl in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. Coyote Logistics, a Chicago-based transportation management services company, intends to establish a new tech hub at 1700 Fort Street. The third-party logistics provider was co-founded by Jeff and Marianne Silver in 2006 with a goal to create a better service experience in the transportation industry.

New tech hub coming to Detroit2020-03-04T15:04:22-05:00

Forbes chooses Detroit as Under 30 Summit host city

Calling all young artists, designers, techies, entrepreneurs, and creatives..Detroit is the place to be this fall. Forbes, the financial news and investment publisher, announced Tuesday that it is bringing its flagship Under 30 Summit to Detroit for the next three years. The first conference is set to convene in the city October 27-30. The announcement was made by Forbes

Forbes chooses Detroit as Under 30 Summit host city2020-03-04T14:53:24-05:00
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