Akervall Technologies Repays $15,000 Michigan Microloan Fund Program Award

Sassa Akervall, COO of Akervall Technologies, and Skip Simms, senior vice president of Ann Arbor SPARK Akervall Technologies recently repaid its Michigan Microloan Fund Program award, making it the first microloan recipient to repay funding.  The company, whose work on the innovative Protech Dent™ mouth guard was also awarded phase I SBIR funding, repaid its $15,000 microloan in just 15 months, nine months before it was due. “Akervall Technologies... [Read More...]

No Word on 2009 21CJF Competition

SEIC Board did not mention next round of competition at meeting The SEIC Board at their meeting last Friday never mentioned the next round of the 21st Century Jobs Fund competition. What they did discuss was how to handle the available $6.7 million that isn’t getting claimed from the most recent round of competition. Two more companies, Avidimer Therapeutics and Accuri Cytometers joined Cielo Med Solutions in not agreeing or unable to take the... [Read More...]