American Center for Mobility Open for Testing

YPSILANTI TWP., Mich., Dec. 13, 2017 – The American Center for Mobility (ACM) has opened its state-of- the-art proving grounds for testing this week, with Visteon Corporation and Toyota Research Institute on site to begin testing operations, and others scheduling for next week. Located on the 500-acre historic Willow Run site in Ypsilanti Township, ACM …

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Applied Dynamics International to Invest $4.4 Million, Create 100+ Jobs in Ann Arbor

Applied Dynamics International received Michigan Strategic Fund approval for support, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. Applied Dynamics International, Inc., founded in 1957 in Ann Arbor, specializes in advanced computing and helps companies make better use of simulation assets through all stages of product development, testing, demonstration, training, and maintenance. The company, which is experiencing …

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Orbion Space Technology takes $500,000 top prize at Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

For eight years Ann Arbor SPARK has played a key role in one of the largest business plan competitions in the world.  SPARK was the original producer of the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, which every year has awarded a top prize of $500,000, of which SPARK provides $250,000.  This year, the top prize went to …

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Michigan Works! Southeast Receives $2.6+ Million to Help Area Businesses

Michigan Works! Southeast will receive more than $2.6+ million from the Michigan Talent Investment agency to train workers at 61 companies in the region, including ten companies in Livingston County.  The grant awards are part of the state’s Skilled Trades Training Fund, which is now in its fifth year.  The Fund provides competitive awards for …

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Suffering in silence: How Metro Detroit supports the health of its youngest immigrants and refugees

The experience of moving to a foreign country can be traumatic for children, especially those fleeing persecution or war. Metro Detroit organizations are giving immigrant and refugee children tools to heal from traumatic experiences for a better future. News from Concentrate

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Ann Arbor SPARK, EDCLC Celebrate Economic Successes at Annual Meeting

This year, our Annual Meeting for Livingston County was a great success. Along with our partners at the Economic Development Council of Livingston County(EDCLC), we had the opportunity to recognize companies that drove economic growth over the last year and shared our work in Livingston County with the community. In addition, we were fortunate to …

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