Airport welcomes latest tech innovations for FLITE funding – Grand Rapids Business Journal
January 24, 2023
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is piloting new products and services that will revolutionize local and national travel.
Gerald R. The Ford International Airport Authority announced Tuesday, January 24, the third round of companies that will receive grants through the Ford Launchpad for Innovative Technologies and Entrepreneurship, or FLITE, totaling $171,000.
One of the first airport-based initiatives in the country, FLITE provides funding to encourage the design, development and pilot testing of new products and services in a live airport environment. FLITE has completed two rounds of funding and will launch a third round this spring.
The five companies that will receive grant funding through this next round include: