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Capitol Region Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center, affiliated with Lansing Community College, provides no-cost counseling, low or no-cost training and market research assistance for entrepreneur startups, existing or expanding businesses and innovative technology ventures in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties.

Capital Area Michigan Works!

Recognized nationally as the largest and most progressive workforce development association in the country, Michigan Works! offers assistance to both employers and job seekers. Operated throughout the state of Michigan, this program has a local focus and offers training at each location designed to meet the needs of the area workforce.

Lansing Community College Business & Community Institute

From your initial needs assessment to measuring the impact of training on your organizational performance goals, we are there providing full support to your team. Community is our middle name, and we are committed to economic growth and improving the quality of the area's workforce.

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to making business in this region more profitable by providing programs that create new customers, enhance member visibility and create a prosperous economic environment. 

Michigan State University

This research-intensive land grant university is known for its life science and advanced engineering research. Michigan State University offers research and resources rich for life sciences, as well as basic and applied studies in the physical, natural, and social sciences. 

MSU Technologies

The MSU Technologies office provides in-house Intellectual Property protection and commercialization services to transfer Intellectual Property created on the MSU campus into practical use to benefit the public as quickly and effectively as possible.


The Business-CONNECT team works with companies to align business goals with MSU’s intellectual capacity and ability to deliver, drawing on MSU’s extensive base of human knowledge and source materials, high-end scientific equipment and facilities, and invaluable international connections and educational services.

MSU Product Center

The Product Center at MSU helps you develop and commercialize high value, consumer-responsive products and businesses in the agriculture and natural resource sectors.

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

MMTC assists Michigan's small and medium-sized businesses compete and grow. Through personalized services fitted to meet the needs of clients, we develop more effective business leaders, drive product and process innovation, promote company-wide operational excellence and foster creative strategies for business growth and greater profitability.

MBI International

Located in the University Corporate Research Park is a premier biotechnology institute. MBI International works with individuals, industry and government to develop technologies and commercialize technologies. The focus is on processes that are bio-based and environmentally friendly and safe. 

Entrepreneur Institute of Mid-Michigan (EIMM)

The Entrepreneur Institute of Mid Michigan’s (EIMM) mission is to create opportunities for Mid-Michigan’s entrepreneurs by offering business plan development and financial literacy trainings, access to capital and networking opportunities.

Michigan Technical Education Center (M-TEC)

Assists regional business and industry by proactively training workers in core applied processes defined by the area businesses. 

Great Lakes Entrepreneur Quest (QLEQ)

The Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest (GLEQ) is a business plan competition and a support system to connect a statewide network of community resources, expert advice, high quality education, management talent, and capital for start ups and early growth stages of high-growth businesses within the state of Michigan.

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