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Ann Arbor Handeholder In Partnership With OtterBox Device Covers

ANN ARBOR — Handeholder Products Inc., an Ann Arbor developer of devices that allow tablets, phones, and mobile payment devices to be easily carried in one hand, announced a new partnership with Fort Collins, Colo.-based Otter Products LLC, maker of OtterBox device covers. The agreement means the companies will collaborate to make Handeholder devices compatible

By |2019-06-14T09:42:29-04:00June 13th, 2019|Auto Tech, New Products / Contracts|

Lansing Finalizes 20 Medical Marijuana Provisioning Centers

LANSING - The city of Lansing has finalized the 20 medical marijuana provisioning centers that will get official approval once they receive a state license, it announced Monday. Under Lansing's ordinance, the city was to approve 20 provisioning center applications and can approve five more later. The 20 that now have conditional approval received it

By |2019-06-04T19:30:19-04:00June 4th, 2019|New Products / Contracts, Politics, Politics/Government|

WSU, Michigan Mobility Institute Announce Advanced Mobility Curriculum

DETROIT - The Michigan Mobility Institute on May 21 announced Wayne State University’s College of Engineering as its inaugural education partner to develop the world’s first advanced mobility educational curriculum. Over the coming months, the organizations will begin development of programming that will power new mobility careers in Detroit and around the globe. “We’ve always

By |2019-05-29T19:51:03-04:00May 29th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Ann Arbor Spark Brings Back Tech Talk – Part Of A2Tech360 Series Of Events

ANN ARBOR—Ann Arbor Spark announced it will present its third annual Tech Talk at the Michigan Theater June 7 as part of the a2Tech360 series of events. Doors will open at 9 a.m. with the program beginning at 10 a.m. This free event, sponsored by PNC Bank and Wacker Chemical, features inspiring TED-style talks from

By |2019-05-29T15:18:51-04:00May 29th, 2019|ESD, New Products / Contracts|

Carpooling Scoop Technologies Partners With Bedrock In Detroit

DETROIT – Carpooling company Scoop Technologies on Wednesday announced a partnership with Bedrock to bring its services to Detroit. Scoop will be added to Bedrock’s growing alternative mobility initiatives, including its May Mobility autonomous shuttle route and Luum, a mobility management software provider powering Bedrock’s commuter benefit and incentives program. Scoop will immediately be available

By |2019-05-22T10:48:30-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Auto Tech, New Products / Contracts|

Bamboo Detroit, MP Consulting Group Co-Host Detroit Nonprofit Day June 15

DETROIT – Co-working space Bamboo Detroit and MP Consulting Group, a nonprofit fundraiser, will co-host the second annual Detroit Nonprofit Day conference June 15. In partnership with the University of Detroit Mercy’s Center for Social Entrepreneurship, the daylong conference aims to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills required to grow their organization’s operations and meet

By |2019-05-22T08:19:39-04:00May 21st, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Palter Named TechTown Director Of Marketing And Communications

DETROIT - Kimberly Palter has been named director of marketing and communications for the Wayne State Office of Economic Development and TechTown. Palter comes to TechTown with 14 years’ experience in marketing and communications including a decade with the Detroit Red Wings and Olympia Entertainment. Kimberly Palter “I am thrilled that someone of Kimberly’s experience

By |2019-05-22T08:19:40-04:00May 21st, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

MTEC Hosts SmartStart Classes For Startup Entrepreneurs

HOUGHTON – MTEC SmartZone will be holding another series of SmartStart classes starting June 5, an MTEC program that is designed to educate and guide entrepreneurs through the process of validating and growing their business idea. SmartStart includes six separate class sessions over the course of a six to the seven-week timeframe where participants develop

By |2019-05-19T15:56:56-04:00May 19th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Airfoil Group Wins Awards In International PR Competition

ROYAL OAK – Airfoil Group was recently given awards for campaign in the Print Media, Integrated Marketing category and the Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media categories in an international competition. Airfoil Group was awarded the Hermes Creative Platinum Award in the competition’s “Print Media, Integrated Marketing” category for its company branding campaign it conducted on behalf of

By |2019-05-19T15:49:08-04:00May 18th, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Kraig Leases Vietnamese Factory For Spider Silk Used To Protect Soldiers

ANN ARBOR—Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., the developer of “spider silk” textiles through genetic engineering, announced that its subsidiary Prodigy Textiles has signed a new five-year lease on a 50,000-square-foot factory in Quang Nam province, Vietnam. Company officials, in a press release, said the new factory “is expected to play a major role in supporting the

By |2019-05-12T15:49:22-04:00May 12th, 2019|ESD, New Products / Contracts|