Deadline to Enter Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition is August 10

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The deadline is quickly approaching for those who wish to enter the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. Applications must be completed by Aug. 10 for companies and Sept. 30 for students. The awards will be announced Nov. 17 at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn.

The Accel­er­ate Michi­gan Inno­va­tion Com­pe­ti­tion is a global busi­ness plan com­pe­ti­tion high­lighting Michi­gan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem fostering inno­va­tion and busi­ness oppor­tu­nities. It tar­gets mid-to-late-stage busi­ness start-ups with the poten­tial to gen­er­ate an imme­di­ate impact on Michigan’s econ­omy, as well as stu­dent con­cepts with longer-term busi­ness viability. At stake is more than $1 mil­lion in cash win­nings, plus in-kind awards of ser­vices, staffing and soft­ware.

To apply, click over to the Accelerate Michigan website.

Sarah Schmid is the editor of Xconomy Detroit. You can reach her at 313-570-9823 or sschmid@xconomy.com. Follow @XconomyDET

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