Global Midwest Alliance is a business-led, region-wide, not-for-profit education organization dedicated to transforming the Midwest into an internationally recognized leader in innovation and business growth.
The Alliance is dedicated to creating global opportunities for Midwest companies and entrepreneurs to grow by leveraging existing resources to develop new products and find customers throughout the world.
We align and integrate resources throughout the Midwest for sustained economic development and business growth.
The Alliance is helping to establish the Midwest as a globally-recognized leader in innovation and business growth, and are creating a culture of collaboration between industry, research organizations, venture capital and other business resources.
Global Midwest Alliance was formed with the support of more than 150+ members of the community from public and private sectors.
Transforming the Midwest into an Internationally Recognized Leader in Innovation and Business Growth
Global Midwest Alliance provides Midwest entrepreneurs, firms, government entities and companies with access to our network of scientists, entrepreneurs, venture capital, industry and business providers.
Building relationships through the Alliance helps to facilitate innovation, technology development and access to global business opportunities through our affiliation with our strategic partners, including industry leaders, research facilities and the World Bank Group.
We also offer educational and networking programs, introduction and opportunities through a variety of programs and resources designed to promote innovation, technology development and access to global opportunities in these vertical markets:
With more than 160 affiliates in 100 countries worldwide, Global Midwest Alliance and its stakeholders have partnered to build a stronger economy by aligning and integrating existing resources in the Midwest Region. We establish and strengthen crucial connections among innovators, funders and business leaders. For more information on partnering with the the Alliance, please visit our Partnership page.
Global Midwest Alliance recently hosted its inaugural Midwest Food Matters Leadership Award Gala on June 23. Below is a video highlight of the event. If you'd like to learn more, visit Midwest Food Matters Leadership Award.
Entries are now being accepted for the 7th Annual Polsinelli Innovation Competition. The companies featured in this competition are developing products and services that improve resource utilization; promote the productive and responsible use of natural resources; reduce negative ecological impact; and provide superior performance at lower costs. To learn more visit the Polsinelli Innovation Competition.