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Monday, December 19, 2022

LTU's Centrepolis Accelerator receives grant from Breakthrough Energy Partners

Lawrence Technological University’s Centrepolis Accelerator has received a $125,000 grant from the Kirkland, Wash.-based Breakthrough Energy Foundation for general operating support.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

LTU's Centrepolis Accelerator key partner of federally funded effort in advanced mobility

The Centrepolis Accelerator at Lawrence Technological University will participate as part of a network of business accelerators in a new, regional effort to cement the Detroit region as the GEM—the Global Epicenter of Mobility.
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

The next revolution in manufacturing: Industry 4.0 event draws a big crowd

Industry 4.0 is the catchall term for recent advances in computing power, data analysis, sensor technology, wireless data speed, and even battery technology—which combine to make it possible to use sensors and software to improve safety, quality, and productivity in manufacturing. Wednesday, well over 100 people gathered at The Mint conference center to hear the latest news on these new technologies, in a "Manu-Tech Pitch Event" convened by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and the Centrepolis Accelerator at Lawrence Technological University.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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.
Monday, October 17, 2022

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.
Monday, August 29, 2022

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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