WHO WE ARE
MI-HQ is a high-energy, cooperative entrepreneurial community with 290,000+ square feet in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti.
We help local companies grow by providing functional, affordable space in a collaborative environment that fosters acceleration and cooperation both in our community and around the world.
Our community contains professionals from startups and established companies across several sectors: life sciences, drug discovery, medical devices, alternative energy, mobility, robotics, business development, and more.
COLLABORATION & INNOVATION
PROBLEM SOLVING AT
AN ACCELERATED RATE
MI-HQ isn't just a place to work. It's a place to thrive. We bring innovators, problem-solvers, outside-the-box-thinkers, and visionaries together to work side-by-side in dedicated and shared spaces. A broad range of expertise and the collaborative spirit of our campus bolsters problem solving and inspires innovation.
Startups, entrepreneurs, and established companies — everyone has a place at MI-HQ.
TRANSFORMING THE STARTUP EXPERIENCE
MI-HQ is more than just a space for your business: it's a dynamic ecosystem that empowers startups to flourish and reach their full potential. That's why we started MI-HQ Enterprise, a program that works to help startup companies along every stage of their process. By providing our tenants with access to mentorship programs, networking events, and so much more, MI-HQ creates an environment where collaboration and innovation can be accelerated to help you succeed. By fostering that vibrant community and offering invaluable support services, MI-HQ Enterprise transforms the startup experience, enabling our entrepreneurs to adapt and thrive in an ever-evolving business landscape.
MI-HQ IN NUMBERS
“The entrepreneurial spirit surrounding us is invigorating and motivating. The site is first-rate for laboratory research. The site owners are very attentive to our facility needs. They maintain a great environment to thrive in."
"MI-HQ is the perfect setting for our business. It is a place where we all have space when needed and have the opportunity to collaborate with each other. In the short time since we have moved in, we have made numerous connections which have already lead to improvements in our operations."
Fritz Seyferth & Associates
"The open and collaborative brain power walking around MI-HQ is inspiring. So many good people helping each other to become better and better, and they are in completely different businesses!"
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
Development of the Year
Project of the Year
A2 Fast Track Award
2020 - 2022
Tech Talk Speaker: Linda Smith
In 2020, MI-HQ received the distinction of "Development of the Year" from Ann Arbor Spark, gaining the distinction of the Ann Arbor region's premier biotech incubator and wet lab facility.
That same year, we received the award of Project of the Year, noting that we had become the organization that housed the largest concentration of life science companies in the region.
In 2020 we received the distinction of being a "Gazelle" company, meaning that we have received a 20% increase in revenue for three years straight. Since then, we've received this award three years in a row!
In 2022, Linda Smith was asked to be a speaker during the A2Tech360 Tech Talk event. Linda spoke about what makes
MI-HQ so special, what our driving philosophy is, and what we look for in companies hoping to join our community.