Hudsonville Students Could Get $1,000 for Business Idea
January 11, 2017
The Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator is partnering with the Chamber on this project to provide four hours of free mentoring services following the contest to help each of the finalists that want to take the next steps to move their idea from concept to reality.
A Year in the Life of an Agtech Incubator
April 20, 2016
Michigan’s Great Lakes AgTech Business Incubator launched in 2014 after the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners received a grant from the USDA to conduct a feasibility study into creating an agtech incubator for the region. The study was initiated during the global financial crisis when the board was seeking an innovative program to encourage job creation that did not duplicate any other existing economic development efforts in the region.
Great Lakes Crop Summit grows in 2016
February 15, 2016
During the Crop Summit, Becky Huttenga of the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator explained the function of the incubator to Les Roth of Bad Axe, MI. Roth learned that help was available from the incubator's staff for farmers and others to allow them to commercialize their inventions.