A hearty congratulations to all of the Mac-OU INC client finalists at the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC) including Microcide, First Sense Medical, Radio Dayrage and Wave Aircraft, winner of the $25,000 NextEnergy Transport and New Mobility Award.
Wave Aircraft is a new venture that has developed a patent-pending turboprop amphibian aircraft designed to compete effectively in the business airplane market segment. The group will leverage the funds to develop a smaller version of the aircraft as a Seaworthy Unmanned Air Vehicle (SUAV) to serve the U.S. government’s need for more flexibility in military and border security missions.
“Michigan is making an economic comeback in advanced manufacturing. We have one of the nation’s highest concentrations of engineering talent per capita. We are so fortunate to be able to combine that with excellent support from numerous private and public groups, all striving to drive entrepreneurship in Michigan. With more coastline than any other state, Michigan is the perfect place to build an amphibian aircraft company, especially with all the entrepreneur support available,” Perry DiClemente, Wave Aircraft President, says.