Your Michigan Economic Development Partners



The MEDC has compiled vast amounts of resources for new business and relocating businesses. Welcome to Michigan!

Regional And Local Development Partners
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) enlists the help of regional economic development partners to expand and attract businesses. These partners engage in a variety of activities, including grant financing, matchmaking and networking, site selection assistance, providing resources to companies, and assisting entrepreneurial endeavors.

           
Collaborative Development Council
The Collaborative Development Council (CDC) is a partnership between local and regional economic development agencies and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
           
Interdepartmental Collaboration Committee (ICC)
Through the ICC, state government leaders are working to make Michigan more competitive by focusing on transformation of state and local government and promotion of cooperation and regionalism across the state.
           
Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center
The Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center (MI-sbTdc) offers Michigan’s most comprehensive entrepreneur and small business development program.
           
SmartZones And Business Incubators
In 2000, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation launched the Michigan SmartZoneSM Network—an innovative, statewide, technology business acceleration strategy to build entrepreneurial talent and infrastructure.
           
NextEnergy
NextEnergy, a statewide accelerator of alternative energy technologies, provides technology assessments, management and financial consulting services, access to demonstration and lab facilities, workshops, and matchmaking to alternative energy assets, suppliers and customers.
           
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Centers provide Michigan’s small- and medium-sized manufacturers with operational assessment, process improvement training, mentoring services, website technical assistance and market diversification tactics.
           
Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) and regional MEDC procurement offices are your first step in getting government contracts. They can assist your company throughout the entire procurement process from pre-award to post-award.
           
Universities And Colleges
Michigan has 15 excellent public universities with a strong focus on educating a high tech workforce from engineering talent to highly skilled manufacturing labor.  Many of the university research facilities are also working on the next advancements in alternative energy, life sciences, advanced manufacturing and other 21st century opportunities.

Huron Township LDFA
The Local Development Finance Authority in Huron Township can also be a partner in relocation or new facility development. Contact Joan for more information (734) 753-4466 EXT 115.

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