The TechTown Business Incubator Center (TBIC) offers an
intensive business support program that accelerates the successful development
of Greater Detroit-based technology-focused startups/early-stage companies by
providing an array of resources and services. The TBIC
supports companies working in most industries, including, but not limited to:
advanced manufacturing, information technology, automotive, clean-tech,
agriculture, medical, transportation, and consumer products.
To be considered for
acceptance into the TBIC, an applicant business must be legally registered with
the State of Michigan and should meet at least one of the following criteria:
- A tech-based startup focused on commercial
application that has been in operation for less than three years.
- A tech-based company that has undergone
substantial change in ownership or business model within one year of
- A home-based, tech-based business that is ready
to transition to a professional environment
The process for becoming a TBIC client is as follows:
- Complete this application and pay the non-refundable $40 application fee.
- Meet with the TechTown LABS team to assess your incubation
and business support needs TechTown
the TechTown LABS teams decides to admit you to the program, an
Incubator Client Services Agreement is issued and signed. Note that admission
to the program is conditional.
are expected to exit the TBIC within 39 months of your admission into the