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Weekly Rewind: Friday, September 20

September 20, 2019 Regional Updates
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look back on this week’s economic development headlines, announcements, and other share-worthy news from the Ann Arbor region.

Akervall Technologies, makers of the SISU mouthguard, celebrates its 10-year anniversary this week. The company has been a part of the SPARK network since its start, and it’s amazing to see what founder and CEO Sassa Akerval together with her team have accomplished in a decade.

2019 Fellows for NPR’s ‘How I Built This’ Summit to Include Every Two Minutes Founder Erin Rose

This week, Ann Arbor SPARK and the American Center for Mobility welcomed London’s International Mayor’s Programme

From Forbes, America’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence CompaniesMay Mobility checks in at #45

Ann Arbor SPARK will present at the 36th International Association of Science Parks World Conference next week in France. Taking the message of Ann Arbor to the world!

UHY LLP Ann Arbor Office Doubles in Size Two Years After Opening. “UHY LLP was official accounting partner for the Ann Arbor SPARK FastTrack Awards, sponsoring the event and verifying winners.”

The Workforce Intelligence Network releases its quarterly labor market report for the region. Of note, during the second quarter of 2019, employment in the 16-county WIN region grew by 8,018 workers.

eLab Brings VC Funding to Ann Arbor AI and Machine Learning Startups

From the blog, Six Key Takeaways from Ann Arbor’s Award-Winning Startups at SXSW

The latest PlanetM Mobility Report

Clinc partners with OCBC bank in Singapore to provide conversational AI

Upcoming Events

Arbor Biosciences Uses AI And Machine Learning For Genomic Sequencing Analysis. Ann Arbor SPARK is partnering with Arbor Biosciences, MichBio, and miLEAD for A2 BioSocial happening October 1. Tell your friends!

WCC is hosting its Fall Career and Internship Fair on October 8