Eleven companies are investing a total of $11 million in the second phase of industry funding for Mcity, the University of Michigan-led, public-private, research-and-development initiative leading the transformation to connected and automated mobility.
University of Michigan researchers reported 444 new inventions in fiscal year 2017 — up from last year's 428 — and the fifth straight year of more than 400 inventions from U-M faculty.
Autonomous "smart" technologies for aging stormwater systems are being developed at the University of Michigan to lessen the impacts of flooding — potentially saving lives and billions of dollars in property damage.
On the heels of new federal guidance for industry and state governments on automated driving systems, emerging mobility companies are coming to the University of Michigan to pilot their connected and automated vehicle technologies.
The University of Michigan is partnering on an ambitious $20 million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients.
The new research center has been awarded to Boston University, with strong partnership from U-M and Florida International University.
An outdoor fly lab for testing autonomous aerial vehicles is coming to the University of Michigan's College of Engineering this fall, adding to the university's spate of advanced robotics facilities.
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.
Technology for a University of Michigan learning approach that employs video game-style strategy recently made its way to the market.
The gameful instruction tool known as GradeCraft is now available to K-12 schools and universities, and a key university that promotes the use of technology in the classroom has signed on.
A car barrels through a red light, but the Lincoln MKZ leading the cross traffic doesn't T-bone it. In fact, the Lincoln never enters the intersection. It gradually slows down and yields to the law-breaking vehicle with time to spare.
Communicating end-of-life wishes could be one of the most important things a person can do for their health and their family. So why don't more people take the time to complete advance directives and share them with their loved ones?
Benjamin Rathi, a business and computer science senior at the University of Michigan, already had a successful startup under his belt when he won a spot on the Zell Early Stage Fund as a junior.
A team of three students from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy has won the 2017 Social Impact Challenge. The team's innovative and research-driven proposal addressed entrepreneurial development through downtown training and significant neighborhood outreach for the city of Flint.
A University of Michigan startup that's developing a non-invasive way to remove diseased tissue from cancer patients using high-intensity ultrasound has attracted $8.3 million in Series B financing.
An innovative new mechanism to connect faculty and the public around current events and issues will be announced by President Mark Schlissel this month.
University of Michigan researchers will use Big Data from social media to gain new insights into economics and the way people communicate about parenting and politics under two recently funded research projects.
Researchers at the University of Michigan will use Big Data and mobile technology to learn how to predict when individuals will get diseases including depression and hepatitis C, and to unlock the potential of single-cell gene sequencing under three recently funded projects.
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.
A fully autonomous, 15-passenger electric shuttle manufactured by French firm NAVYA will support research and provide self-guided tours of Mcity, U-M's one-of-a-kind test site for connected and automated vehicles.
U-M and NAVYA announced the collaboration Friday.
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.
Michigan, Ohio and Indiana make up the most industrialized region of the country, but these three states have lost more than 200,000 manufacturing jobs over the last decade.
Meanwhile, U.S. manufacturing imports have grown by more than $500 billion.