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MTEC SmartZone

About the MTEC SmartZone

MTEC SmartZone is one of a network of fifteen SmartZones in the state of Michigan. SmartZones focus on commercializing ideas, patents and other opportunities surround corporate, university or private research institute efforts.

MTEC SmartZone, incorporated in April of 2002, is a leader in entrepreneurism and high-tech business acceleration in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. They work collaboratively with the cities of Houghton and Hancock, Michigan Technological University, Finlandia University, Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance, Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce. In addition MTEC SmartZone is connected to local and statewide economic development organizations with a goal to increase employment, income, wealth, and recognition for the Upper Peninsula communities we serve. MTEC SmartZone provides facilities and resources to help businesses flourish.

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