Building on the Success

Governor Rick Snyder paid a special visit to commemorate our job creation achievements! By the year 2020, MTEC SmartZone's mission is to create 750 jobs ...

The Start-Up Program that Works!

Through our pre-incubation program, organizations will have access to business coaching assistance in order to discover that commercial opportunity ...

Discover the Talent. Realize the Benefits.

Fortune 500 companies, like Jackson National Life Insurance and CONTROLTEC, have discovered the many benefits of using Michigan Tech student talent to get work done ...

Energizing High-Tech Business Growth

MTEC SmartZone has progressed through the years, making an impact on the local community through increased employment, income, and wealth ...
APPLY NOW, new session begins October 23
Work where you love to live!

What’s one of the best-kept secrets of entrepreneurs? The fact that were’ so busy working IN our companies, that we don’t have time to work ON them!


MTEC’s successful SmartStart program has a solution. We give high tech entrepreneurs time to plan – along with advice and guidance to help them determine if their ideas are ready move forward.


Right now we have seven companies that are ready for the SmartZone incubator – a support program for companies with the potential to grow to $1million in sales.


We need accomplished advisors and mentors to help guide these young companies toward each set of milestones they want to achieve.


If you’re interested, please go to this link to sign up. Put your time, wisdom and experience to excellent use by helping these start-ups reach their potential!



Marilyn Clark, CEO
MTEC SmartZone