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Southfield allocates Rescue Plan funds to Centrepolis Accelerator to support Southfield-based entrepreneurs 

The Centrepolis Accelerator at Lawrence Technological University will receive a two-year commitment of $750,000 from the city of Southfield to support Southfield-based entrepreneurs with education, resources, and mentorship.

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Federal grant supports NextCycle Michigan; LTU's Centrepolis a partner 

An $813,330 U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration grant will boost Michigan’s circular economy through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy’s NextCycle Michigan initiative.

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LTU's Centrepolis Accelerator awarded $1.5M state grant to help make more products in Michigan 

The Centrepolis Accelerator at Lawrence Technological University has received a $1.5 million Design for Michigan Manufacturing program grant to continue its mission of developing and launching more manufactured goods made in Michigan. The grant, from the Michigan Strategic Fund, runs through Sept. 30, 2025, with an option for additional funding for up to five additional years.

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Michigan's clean energy future on display at C3 Summit 

State and federal officials are bullish on the ability of industry in the United States in general, and Michigan in particular, to meet the challenges of “decarbonizing” the economy to combat climate change and clean up the environment.

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Federal, state officials to attend C3 Summit for cleantech companies led by LTU's Centrepolis Accelerator 

At a time when lawmakers in Washington D.C. just passed a $370 billion clean energy and climate bill, the largest climate investment in US history – Michigan's cleantech leaders will gather Aug. 25 for a C3 Summit, focused on climate technology.

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Ten 'Micro Makers' pitch to become the Next Big Thing 

Ten promising companies pitched their novel products to judges and an online audience of more than 50 people in a “MicroMakers Pitch Event,” held Wednesday by the Centrepolis Accelerator at Lawrence Technological University.

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LTU's Centrepolis Accelerator to host 'Micro Makers Pitch Event' 

Ten companies will compete for $35,000 in prizes at the “Micro Makers Pitch Event” to be held on Wednesday, June 22 at Centrepolis Accelerator at Lawrence Technological University. The virtual event will feature startups creating innovative physical products—startups that are being established by historically underrepresented populations in the City of Southfield and Wayne County. 

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Josh Linkner, alumni panel to talk innovation at LTU event 

World-renowned tech entrepreneur Josh Linkner and a panel of accomplished Lawrence Technological University alumni are the headliners at Innovate 2022, an event for innovators to be held at LTU’s Southfield campus Tuesday, April 26.

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LTU to lead foundation's effort to boost engineering research with an entrepreneurial mindset 

Lawrence Technological University is the lead institution on a three-year, $734,000 grant from the Wisconsin-based Kern Family Foundation to improve the participation of undergraduate students in engineering research with an entrepreneurial focus.

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Winners named in LTU's Centrepolis Accelerator client awards 

The Centrepolis Accelerator on the LTU campus, one of a handful of business incubators devoted to manufacturing, named the winners of its second annual Client Awards Wednesday.

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