Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

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Company Developing Technology For Drones Wins $500K In Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition brought together 54 of the most innovative start-ups in the state to Detroit for a two-day competition where they vied for $1 million in prizes.

CBS Detroit–11/08/2014

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Accelerate Michigan Competition Looks To State’s Tech Future

More than 80 great business ideas are being presented this week at the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, with more than a million dollars in prize money at stake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2013


Four OU INC Clients Named Semifinalists In Innovation Contest

Four OU INC SmartZone affiliates have been named semi-finalists in North America’s largest business plan contest, the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

Solar panels (credit: Wikimedia)

2013 Solar Power International Conference to Feature, a cloud-based service for solar energy design and permitting, has announced its participation in two major conferences and a spike in customers since launching its “Virtual Engineering Center” in June.


Event Notices From November 5

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

$1 Million Cash Up For Grabs In Accelerate Michigan Business Contest

Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition at

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012

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Advanced Cooling Therapy Receives $175,000 In Cash Awards

Advanced Cooling Therapy LLC, a Michigan Medical Device Accelerator portfolio company, has recently been honored with two prestigious awards totaling $175,000 in value.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2011

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Deadline Approaching For Accelerate Michigan

Applications are due Sept. 30 for the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition Student Competition. The competition will award $50,000 in prizes to students in Michigan who have an innovative business idea.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

World's Largest Business Competition Deadline Extended, Criteria Expanded

Early stage businesses can win up to $500,000 in cash winnings, plus in-kind awards of services, staffing and software in the world’s biggest business competition, the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. The deadline for submitting entries […]


SE Michigan To Host World's Largest Business Plan Competition

The Business Accelerator Network for Southeast Michigan, the new region-wide network for building and retaining new business in the Detroit area, has announced the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, an international business plan competition designed to […]