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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

September 20, 2018

Livingston County Economic Driving Companies
Celebrated in 2018 Highlight Videos

It was wonderful to see so many Livingston County business and community leaders join us for the Ann Arbor SPARK and the Economic Development Council of Livingston County (EDCLC) 2018 Annual Meeting. With more than 100 people registered — including a number of walk-ins — we even had to set up an additional table! Check […]
September 20, 2018

Ann Arbor SPARK and the Economic Development Council of Livingston County Celebrate Local Economic Prosperity and Partnership Resulting in New Investment and Jobs

Howell, MICH. — September 20 — Ann Arbor SPARK and the Economic Development Council of Livingston County (EDCLC) recently welcomed more than 100 community and business leaders for the EDCLC annual meeting held at Crystal Gardens in Howell, Mich. The event highlighted economic successes resulting from the partnership between EDCLC and Ann Arbor SPARK, including […]
September 19, 2018

Ann Arbor vs. Lincoln – How Do We Compare?

September 19, 2018

Chemical Bank Support Provides Scholarships, Expanded Curriculum for
Ann Arbor SPARK “Starting Your Own Business” Workshop

YPSILANTI, MICH. — September 19, 2018 — Continuing its support of community education and enrichment programs, Chemical Bank is proud to once again partner with Ann Arbor SPARK by sponsoring Starting Your Own Business (SYOB), a monthly program designed to educate first-time small business owners and entrepreneurs on the business fundamentals needed for success. Chemical […]

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