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Sault Sainte Marie Advanced Resources and Technology, Inc.

Whether this is your first business venture or you're a seasoned entrepreneur/businessperson, the SmartZone can help move your technology product or service from the inception stage to commercialization.



Ground Breaking

SSM EDC, LSSU and SSMart break ground for new business accelerator [breeder] building.

How To Become A Government Contractor

If your company has been concidering the field of government contracting, this FREE class will give you the insight you need.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Location: Northeast Michigan Consortium 20709 State Street Onaway, Mi 49765

To register Contact:

Tammy Moore (989)733-8540

Kenneth Shouldice Library Grant Webinar

The Kenneth Shouldice library has the resources to answer these questions and help you find grants. Library staff will offer tours of these resources, along with a webinar.

June 20 and June 26

10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

please call 906-635-2861 to make a reservation

April 24 MEDC Bus Tour

LSSU Cisler Center - Crow's Nest
4:30 local services
5:15 MEDC Strategic Service Provider presentations

SBIR/STTR Grant Training 12/3/14 @ SSMart

SBIR/STTR 101: Introduction and Overview The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $2.6 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. In this half-day class, attendees learn SBIR/STTR program basics, including program purpose, eligibility, sources of funding and tools for proposal development. The class provides enough information for attendees to determine if they would like to seriously pursue a grant or contract proposal. 3 hrs.

eCities 2014 Video

eCities 2014 5 star best practices award video

SSMart Launch Session 1

Session 1 of SSMart Launch to be held in conference room at 2345 Meridian St., Sault Ste Marie, MI Thursday March 30 5:30-7:30PM for company founders. Cohort of up to 5 technology based start up companies will meet and step through Wendy Kennedy's "So What? Who Cares? Why You?" program. Six week session. Cost for materials is $200. Scholarships available.

LSSU - Product Development Center Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Sault Ste. Marie Advanced Resources & Technology, Inc.
2345 Meridian Street
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783