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Ann Arbor Spark

Fueling Prosperity through
Innovation and Support

Ann Arbor SPARK, an economic engine within southeast Michigan, is cultivating a network of business and manufacturing excellence. Whether you are launching your first startup, a seasoned entrepreneur, or the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, our services can help you succeed.

Propelling thought leadership and creative implementation, we concentrate our efforts on four innovation-driving industries: automotive and mobility; life sciences and healthcare; data and information; and technology. The services we provide include incubating and accelerating startups, showcasing our vibrant communities to site selectors and connecting job seekers with hopeful employers.

Headquartered in downtown Ann Arbor near the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor SPARK serves Washtenaw and Livingston counties.

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News & Events

August 10, 2018

Livingston Regional Manufacturing Day – Oct. 4

Ann Arbor SPARK, with the generous support of MEDC, is thrilled to present the Livingston Regional Manufacturing Day for high school students in Howell, Pinckney, Brighton, Fowlerville, Hartland, and Whitmore Lake. Joining more than 650 other events across the country, MFG DAY is an annual celebration of modern manufacturing during which manufacturers invite their communities to their […]
August 09, 2018

Accenture Expands Industry X.0 Capabilities with Two Acquisitions in North America

Buys hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and announces intent to acquire embedded software company Pillar Technology Boosts ability to help companies innovate smart, connected software and hardware products SAN FRANCISCO and COLUMBUS, OH; Aug. 9, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made two major moves to expand its Industry X.0 practice. The company acquired hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and entered […]
August 09, 2018

Ann Arbor SPARK Reports Impressive Q2 2018 Results of Partnership with Economic Development Council of Livingston County

In its recent quarterly report of economic activity and successes in Livingston County, Ann Arbor SPARK and its partner the Economic Development Council of Livingston County (EDCLC) highlighted company expansions and new talent partnerships that are working to expand economic opportunity throughout the region. “Building on the successes from the first quarter, we continue to […]
August 08, 2018

Cahoots presents Ken Segall at the Michigan Theater

Join us September 12 at 2 p.m. for this free event at the Michigan Theater to hear author and blogger Ken Segall. Ken was creative director at some of the world’s top advertising agencies and over the course of three decades shaped campaigns for BMW, IBM, Intel, NeXT, and Apple. He worked directly with Steve Jobs for 12 […]

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