“Handshakes” is a collection of inspiring stories and shared lessons from Michigan businesses that are redefining the next economic frontier. After all, a business is more than an enterprise. It’s a combination of vision, partnerships and culmination of strategic decisions.
In The Zone - OU INC
On this episode of “In The Zone,” Client Strategist Steve Kent provides an inside look at Oakland University’s SmartZone, OU INC. In collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the City of Rochester Hills and various community and industry partners, OU INC provides strategic business solutions and entrepreneurial resources to companies specializing in medical devices, health sciences, advanced manufacturing, advanced technology and alternative energy.
In The Zone - Centrepolis
On this episode, Director Dan Radomski provides an inside look at Southfield's SmartZone, the Centrepolis Accelerator. Supported by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Lawrence Technological University and the City of Southfield, Centrepolis Accelerator is dedicated to helping designers, manufacturers, engineers and tech experts commercialize their innovative products.
In The Zone – Automation Alley
Tom Kelly, executive director and CEO of Automation Alley, takes us "In the Zone" at Michigan's Industry 4.0 knowledge center. Launched in 1999, Automation Alley has more than 1,000 members working to launch, grow or diversify their business and establish Michigan as a leader in the emerging technology sector.