Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition is an international business competition designed to bring entrepreneurial companies together with local, national and international investors, showcasing the best new business concepts to foster economic growth in Michigan. AMIC is led by the newly formed Business Accelerator Network for Southeast Michigan (which includes Ann Arbor SPARK, Automation Alley, Macomb-OU INCubator, and TechTown), the Business Leaders for Michigan, the University Research Corridor (Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University) and the New Economy Initiative. www.acceleratemichigan.org.
NextEnergy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2002 to drive advanced energy investment and job creation in Michigan. Located in Midtown Detroit’s innovation corridor, NextEnergy serves as a catalyst for advanced energy technology demonstration and commercialization in the state. www.nextenergy.org.