Defense Alliance Awarded "Progress MN" Award - 10 April
Posted 4/27/14 (Sun)
Minneapolis - 10 April, 2014: Defense Alliance was awarded the 2014 Finance & Commerce "Progress Minnesota" award on Thursday evening. The honor is bestowed on individuals and businesses for their contributins to economic development in the state. The Alliance, together with its SBA-funded Advanced Power & Energy Cluster (APC) has helped Member companies garner over $60 Million in government and commercial contracts since 2011, and contributed to the creation of ove 800 jobs. The Alliance estimates that a conservative figure for the return on the taxpayers' investment is 35:1. Its staff and Partners work with high technology businesses to foster their strategic focus and business development efforts, principally for technoloy commercialization and solutions for the needs of the U.S. Department of Defense.