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Ann Arbor Companies, Global Markets
Terry Parris Jr.
Wednesday, May 05, 2010
It's less about world conquest and more about smart business. Ann Arbor firms are reaching out into the global marketplace and finding great success. Some even call the Mitten home but do little to no business here.
In Pfizer's Wake
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Pfizer walks out the door and opportunity comes in through the window. Ann Arbor takes inspiration from another Michigan community's post-Pfizer successes and seeds the ground with start ups, SPARK and state support.
Good Things Come In Small Packages
Thursday, July 26, 2007
Since the decline of the Big Three, it's become clear Michigan businesses need a new model. As technology firms pop up, and global communications allow small companies to compete internationally like never before, more start-ups are realizing that it pays to be David when you're battling Goliaths.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Mike is president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK.
A passionate advocate for the transformation of Michigan's high-tech economy he also managed the MEDCís $1 billion Michigan Life Sciences Corridor initiative between 2000 and 2002. Mike will be wriing about who's making a difference in the Michigan and why.
Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Technology and medicine are partnering to create some exciting new treatments. Case in point: Ann Arbor's Axiobionics, which develops cutting edge neuro-prosthetics that help patients suffering from spinal chord trauma, stroke, and other nervous system injuries.
Wednesday, August 05, 2009
From co-founder Collin Rich's kitchen table to the offices of U-M's Tech Transfer office to shipping their high tech cytometers to laboratories all over the world, Accuri Cytometers is a model for Ann Arbor startup know-how, and success.
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
From laboratory to marketplace, U-M's Tech Transfer Office plays matchmaker, introducing local venture capitalists to promising new technologies. And with $850 million in research and over 300 discoveries each year at the university the potential for crossover is tremendous.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
If you're looking for the perfect example of a company that leverages Michigan's new innovations and old strengths, look no further than HandyLab. From biomedical research to the engineering and manufacturing of cutting edge technologies, this Ann Arbor company represents the next evolution for Michigan's economy.
Thursday, June 07, 2007
Xoran Technologies is on a mission to cut healthcare costs through efficiency and innovation. It's been a winning strategy for both the company and Ann Arbor's growing life sciences industry
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