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December 12, 2017

Tech Transfer

December 7, 2017

Kelly Sexton named associate vice president for research

Kelly Sexton, an assistant vice chancellor at North Carolina State University, has been named associate vice president for research — technology transfer and innovation partnerships at the University of Michigan.

July 24, 2017

U-M invests $600,000 in advanced transportation technologies

Seven technologies demonstrating high potential to help solve transportation issues are receiving $600,000 from the University of Michigan's Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Statewide Innovation Hub program to continue their advancement into the commercial market.

January 5, 2017

U-M startup Neurable raises $2M in seed funding

Neurable, a University of Michigan startup that developed brain-computer interface technology based on breakthrough neuroscience, has raised $2 million in seed funding to bring its software platform to market.

November 16, 2016

Mike Psarouthakis to direct Tech Transfer Venture Center

Mike Psarouthakis has been named director of the University of Michigan's Tech Transfer Venture Center.

The Venture Center is responsible for helping to identify, develop and launch new startups based on U-M technologies, and works alongside licensing, legal and marketing specialists within U-M Tech Transfer.  

October 6, 2016

Battery startup Elegus Technologies enters $1.5M joint venture

In an effort to make safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries for technologies like electric vehicles, smartphones and laptops, a University of Michigan startup has formed a $1.5 million joint venture with two major players in the industry.

October 21, 2015

U-M battery pioneer startup Sakti3 acquired by Dyson

Sakti3, a University of Michigan startup that pioneered a new battery platform, has been purchased by Dyson in a $90 million deal that follows an initial investment of $15 million earlier this year.

September 21, 2015

U-M Tech Transfer reports record year of performance

The University of Michigan spurred a record 19 startups last year, up from 14 a year ago, reflecting the substantial activity connected to its faculty's rich array of research discoveries.

U-M Tech Transfer set several records for annual performance in fiscal year 2015 including patents, agreements, startups and revenue.

February 11, 2015

U-M startup acquired by electrical services company

Electric Field Solutions, a U-M startup that uses technology first developed for measuring electric fields caused by dust storms on the surface of Mars, has been acquired by Premier, a gas and electrical industries service company.

October 6, 2014

2014 a record-breaking year for U-M Tech Transfer

The University of Michigan announced Monday that fiscal year 2014 was a record-breaking year of tech transfer performance as reflected in the number of new inventions, agreements and startups launched — all derived from U-M research discoveries.

April 24, 2014

U-M startup signs license agreement with drug company

A U-M startup developing drugs to target gene fusions that drive many common cancers such as breast, colon, prostate and lung has signed a research and license agreement with a California biopharmaceutical company.

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