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Arsenal of InnovationTech and Defense Communities
Unique to Michigan:
Michigan is uniquely situated to serve the defense and technology industries. Here are just a few:
- MADCAT serves to advance the creation of a cyber-security ecosystem that drives technology innovation, encourages economic development and creates a talented workforce for the region.
- The Michigan Defense Center is tasked with capturing a larger share of DoD and DHS contracts for Michigan companies.
Michigan also has local chapters of leading national organizations, including:
- The Association of the United States Army, Michigan Chapter provides educational, advocacy and support resources to Michigan personnel of the United States Army and their families.
- The Michigan Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) provides a legal and ethical forum for the interchange of ideas between the government and industry to resolve industrial problems of joint concern.
- Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) representatives offer a wide range of services to Michigan companies interested in exploring defense opportunities though one-on-one counseling, bid matching, proposal preparation and follow-on services.
- The Women In Defense (WID) Michigan Chapter is a non-profit professional networking and development organization for women and men across Michigan who contribute to national defense and security.