Michigan Tech Enterprise Corporation (MTEC) SmartZone is a nonprofit business and technology incubator located in Houghton-Hancock Michigan. We facilitate the creation and success of high-tech value propositions in conjunction with the local entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Which Path Are You On?
I’m an Entrepreneur
Do you have an entry-level business idea, innovation, or IP and want to start a business?Learn More
I Have a High-Tech Business
We offer business development services for established high-tech businesses in our community seeking manufacturing, operations, sales support, and more.Learn More
Propelling the Small Satellite Revolution.
Orbion Space Technology began with an idea, a napkin sketch, and a conversation with MTEC SmartZone. Two short years later, the company has raised over $2.7 million in capital and is leading the charge in how automated robotic manufacturing and space hardware is used.