September 24th, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
As a part of a2tech360, we anticipate welcoming 500+ visitors to our campus to celebrate the technologies, innovation, and talent of 40+ companies/exhibitors (from the “edge” of the Ann Arbor area) showcasing their unique products and projects. Admission is free for attendees.
Here’s the tentative schedule for Thursday, September 24th:
New this year
We welcome lots of volunteers!
Stem cell company Forever Labs grows market, increases funding with storage process
Forever Labs Inc., an Ann Arbor stem-cell company that graduated from the prestigious Y Combinator incubator program in Silicon Valley in 2017, has started raising a Series A round of funding that it hopes to close out soon at $6 million to $8 million. Continue Reading
3D-Printed Ligaments, Night Vision, & Hydroponic Lettuce: Inside The Mi-HQ Life Sciences Campus
We often hear about the tech startups of Ann Arbor, which have experienced quite a bit of long-anticipated growth since recent successes of a number of local infosec and software development firms, but there’s a side to Ann Arbor tech that not many people see: the life sciences. Continue Reading
Incubators, Accelerators, and Co-Working spaces in the Ann Arbor Region
The Ann Arbor region is blooming with incubators, accelerators, and co-working spaces. Entrepreneurs and their growing companies are in constant need of space and inspiration. Continue Reading
AkzoNobel rewards start-ups as Imagine Chemistry winners are announced
Ten start-ups will see their ideas for more sustainable chemistry move a step closer to reality after being named winners of AkzoNobel’s Imagine Chemistry challenge. Continue Reading
WACKER Officially Opens US-based R&D Center for Silicones in Ann Arbor, MI
WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, officially opened its Silicones R&D Center located in Ann Arbor, MI, today. Continue Reading
WACKER Expands US-based Research and Development Capacities for Silicones
WACKER, the Munich based chemical company, is expanding its research and development facilities for silicones by establishing a new R&D center located in Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Continue Reading
Incubator may birth new firms, new fame
The Michigan Innovation Headquarters, doing business as MI-HQ, is a 130,000-square-foot development in the build-out phase that will serve as an incubator for startup tech firms and as lab and office space for existing companies. Continue Reading
A plan to make Ann Arbor Michigan's startup city
Mark Smith has some big ideas. Physically big ideas. On a cold day in early March, the Ann Arbor resident looked out at a sprawling, largely vacant commercial campus and detailed his vision for it. Continue Reading