Research + Innovation

Research and development activities in Oakland County cover a wide spectrum of today’s leading technologies, including advanced electronics and controls, aerospace, alternative energy, communications, life sciences and transportation. More than one third of Michigan’s R & D facilities are located in Oakland County. That includes almost half of the state’s automotive research and development operations.

Features

Help in a Crisis

To find comfort in a scary situation, Fred Rogers famously advised — quoting his mother — to look for the helpers.Folks who are upset by the coronavirus pandemic, which...

Music League: From Fantasy Sports to Entertainment

For years, millions of Americans have experienced a measure of owning a professional football team, including the ability to draft players and deploy lineups on a weekly basis. Through fantasy sports...
ABB Robotics

The Place to Be

India-based automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. considered markets ranging from Seoul, South Korea, to Stuttgart, Germany, to San Francisco to establish a new automotive headquarters overseas. But Mahindra Automotive...

Reality Check: VR Technology Revolutionizing Wide Range of Industries

Bluewater Technologies specializes in “experiential marketing.”That’s a high-tech approach to engaging consumers utilizing a variety of methods including virtual reality (VR) technology.“We’re fluent with capturing and distributing content to...

SeatSational Changes the Game for Advertising in Stadiums, Arenas

Gina Hoensheid was at an event at the Palace of Auburn Hills when she had her "Ah-ha!" moment.She remembers looking around during intermission, just doing some people-watching. Hoensheid has...

Featured Videos

Featured Video: J&B Medical and Health Net Connect

J & B Medical was established in 1994 and since has become one of the fastest growing and most successful medical distribution companies in the world. J & B...

Featured Video: Welcome to the New OakGov.com

The new OakGov.com, designed for you from the ground up to be used wherever you are. Content is presented in 3 simple choices: Our most Popular Links, County Departments...

Featured Video: Valeo North America

Oakland County's International Business video series continues with Françoise Colpron, the President of Valeo North America, an automotive parts manufacturing company which is headquartered in Troy with additional offices...

Featured Video: The Robot Garage

At The Robot Garage, LEGO toys and robotics adventures are more than just childhood pastimes. Located in a converted warehouse in Birmingham's Rail District, this imagination laboratory hosts building...

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