The impact of the MTEC Smartzone can be felt throughout the Keweenaw.
New businesses in Keweenaw have certainly benefitted from the MTEC Smartzone, but so have Fortune 500 companies that have found a valuable resource in the area.
The relationship between these companies and Michigan Tech provides the students with real–world experience.
The combination of young skilled engineers and a community willing to pull their resources together has helped the MTEC Smartzone change the economic landscape of the area.
As the high–tech sector grows in the Keweenaw, the MTEC Smartzone will continue to build and attract companies that will bring more jobs.