Michigan & Beyond
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association (GLREA)
GLREA is a non-profit organization that educates, advocates, promotes, and publicly demonstrates renewable energy technologies.
MichBio promotes cooperation between Michigan’s bioscience-related businesses, forges stronger relationships, develops business-to-business opportunities, and serves as a united industry voice to improve the overall science-friendly environment for attracting and founding new business.
Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN)
The Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN) is a statewide university network designed to create partnerships that will connect Michigan’s corporations to critical university assets to help promote innovative research and grow Michigan’s economy.
Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
MEDC has the perfect blend of resources, programs and technology for those with cutting-edge ideas and never-ending ambition.
Michigan Life Science and Innovation Center (MLSIC)
The Michigan Life Science and Innovation Center is made possible by a broad-based coalition. Partners in the venture include the Michigan Economic Development Corporation; Wayne County and Plymouth Township.
Michigan SmartZones provide 15 distinct geographic locations throughout the state of Michigan where technology-based firms, entrepreneurs and researchers cluster to promote resource collaboration between universities, industry, research organizations, government and other community institutions growing technology-based business and jobs.
Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA)
MVCA is a non-profit trade organization designed to bring together venture capital industry participants in the state of Michigan.
MiQuest brings together the best of the Great Lakes Entrepreneurs’ Quest and the Small Business Foundation of Michigan to continually encourage and educate entrepreneurs on the creation, start up and early growth stages of high-growth businesses within the state of Michigan.
SBIR / STTR
Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Research programs administered by the Small Business Administration to engage Federal R&D that has potential for commercialization and to promote joint research between research institutes and small high-tech companies.
Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM)
SBAM helps Michigan small businesses succeed by promoting entrepreneurship, leveraging buying power an engaging in political advocacy.