Programs & Services >> Entrepreneurism
Automation Alley brings together businesses, educators and government to help entrepreneurs accelerate the commercialization of new technologies and services. With our support and resources, ideas are turned into usable, marketable technology solutions. To date, Automation Alley has invested more than $7.96 million in 35 technology-driven companies across Southeast Michigan. To read more about our companies, click here.
Spurred by the rapid growth of Automation Alley, the business acceleration program was conceived as a nucleus for technology commercialization activities. It draws on the region’s prolific state-of-the-art resources, high-tech innovation, highly educated workforce and outstanding academic, business and entrepreneurial talent.
Serving a wide variety of clients and customers:
- Innovators and entrepreneurs seeking to turn ideas into profits
- Businesses and government organizations seeking new technology solutions
- High tech start-ups
- Investors interested in new enterprises
- University research facilities and technology transfer offices
In addition, Automation Alley provides a variety of services designed to help Southeast Michigan's entrepreneur succeed: