A $27 million investment from a Chinese firm will strengthen the efforts of the University of Michigan, along with industry and government partners, to advance autonomous, connected vehicles and robotic technologies for a safer and more sustainable future around the world.
Finding funding at the tender seed stage can challenge the best startups, but a new student-led $10 million seed fund at the University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute helps make entrepreneurial dreams come true.
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.
The University of Michigan signed a record 173 license and option agreements with companies seeking to commercialize the discoveries of university researchers in the past fiscal year.
Online learners interested in educational leadership, social work and the growing field of user-experience research and design now can earn more comprehensive certification or complete work toward an advanced degree at the University of Michigan.
Fusion Coolant Systems, a University of Michigan spinout based in Canton, announced Tuesday it had raised $1.25 million in its first close of Series B funding.
Three high-potential companies from the West Coast — Zendrive, PolySync and Civil Maps — will join TechLab at the University of Michigan's Mcity this fall, moving resources to develop their driverless vehicle technologies in Ann Arbor.
Research focused on artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous driving at the University of Michigan will get a major boost thanks to an initial $22 million commitment from the Toyota Research Institute, TRI CEO Gill Pratt announced Wednesday in an address to U-M faculty.
On a route through some of the nation's most wild and scenic places, the University of Michigan Solar Car Team hopes to bring back its sixth consecutive victory in the American Solar Challenge.
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A high-tech cap that lets you control technologies with your mind.
A rock band school for girls in Detroit.
A biochip that can quickly give doctors vital information with only a drop of blood.
The University of Michigan has launched the Monroe-Brown Seed Fund, a new funding vehicle designed to advance the process of transitioning commercially viable engineering and medical research projects to market.
A student taking a large course load next semester wants to know how much work will be involved with the classes she tentatively has mapped out.
Another wonders if other students have found a certain course helpful for the major he intends to pursue.
A nonprofit organization and a board of directors have been formed to handle operations for the new American Center for Mobility.
The center, located in Ypsilanti Township near Ann Arbor, will help accelerate advanced mobility vehicle development safely while bringing economic opportunity to southeast Michigan and the United States.
A curriculum that helps link high school students to the professional world. A Web platform for people with the same illness to connect for support and information sharing. A redesigned food supply chain that seeks to minimize waste.
The Center for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Mobility Transformation Center is launching the pilot of TechLab at Mcity, a new opportunity for collaboration among University of Michigan research, advanced transportation startups and student innovators.
Wearing a Google Glass, Keeley Erhardt sits with her teammates in front of a window on which they've scrawled ideas in red dry-erase marker.
Software that squeezes more life out of electric vehicle batteries. Healthy meals in Red Box-style vending machines. Technology that could let quadriplegic people control a wheelchair or even a car with their eyes. And a non-profit that offers community coding classes in Detroit.
Typical autonomous vehicle sensors are useless on snow-covered roads, but researchers at U-M and Ford are collaborating on a solution.
In Michigan and on U-M's 32-acre Mcity simulated urban environment, they have conducted what they believe are the industry's first tests of autonomous vehicles in wintry conditions.
Huei Peng has been named director of U-M's Mobility Transformation Center, an interdisciplinary research unit of the U-M Office of Research, and Carrie Morton has been appointed deputy director of the MTC.
Two new U.S. Department of Energy grants that total $5.4 million will let University of Michigan engineering researchers work on "transformational" engine and battery projects.
Their efforts could lead to efficiency gains in cars and trucks, the electrical grid and beyond.