Advanced Tech Business Resources

Business Accelerator Fund

If you’re looking to commercialize advanced technology, this fund is designed to help. Available services include facilitating engagements with business consultants, universities, and legal, manufacturer, software and engineering firms so you can achieve important milestones like raising capital or securing your first customer.

Emerging Technologies Fund (ETF)

Through this fund, your Michigan tech company can receive commercialization grants to match federal Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer awards. The ETF matches 25% of phase I awards up to $25,000 and 25% of phase II awards up to $125,000.


Explore your technological potential through the competitive, awards-based Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Or, apply for a federal grant through the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, designed to encourage partnerships between businesses like yours and the nonprofit R&D institutions that can bring your ideas to market. Contact our Tech Team for help with your federal grant proposal.