The University of Michigan's Mobility Transformation Center on Tuesday announced key industry leaders from a variety of sectors — including Bosch, Econolite, Ford, General Motors, Toyota and Xerox — have joined the center as its initial industry partners.
Zach Hwang knows first-hand how hot it can get riding motorcycles under a summer sun — try it wearing a helmet and a leather jacket.
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.
A growing partnership between U-M and a company in Dexter is a model for how university-to-business ties can produce significant mutual benefits.
A different kind of jet-lag mobile app released Thursday by University of Michigan mathematicians reveals previously unknown shortcuts that can help travelers snap their internal clocks to new time zones as efficiently as possible.
PsiKick, an ultra-low-power wireless sensor company co-founded by a U-M professor, has completed Series A, or first-round, funding.
Numerous government and corporate speakers extolled the benefits of increased shale gas production to the American economy, while urging that efforts continue to provide environmental protections, at a Washington, D.C., symposium led by U-M.
President Mary Sue Coleman was honored Tuesday by the International Economic Development Council for her leadership on economic development issues.
A handheld radiation camera developed by U-M engineering researchers offers nuclear plant operators a faster way to find potentially dangerous hot spots and leaky fuel rods.
Innovate Blue, the university's initiative to make entrepreneurship education available to all undergraduates beginning this fall, has officially launched with a one-stop-shop website designed to inform and inspire.
Hospitals have become more sophisticated about keeping families of surgical patients informed of what is going on in the operating room, but what if such updates could be shared in real time?
The university has a long tradition of entrepreneurship education dating back to 1927, but those early seeds have sprouted and grown into a lush garden of offerings during the last 12 years under President Mary Sue Coleman. As she wrote in a commentary published by Forbes in 2010:
Building a strong economy requires cooperation among government, industry and academia. Under President Mary Sue Coleman's leadership, the University of Michigan has been a leader in creating and supporting several key collaborations with the goal of aligning the perspectives and resources of the three sectors for maximum impact.
A Web-based app for follow-up dermatologist treatment, clock generator technology for microprocessors, and an energy system that quickly charges electric vehicles at commercial buildings were among student startups that will share in $113,000.
The $148 million high-tech manufacturing research institute set to open this spring in metro Detroit is expected to bring 10,000 jobs to the region within the next five years.
Three U-M pathologists who developed software that could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment have won a statewide entrepreneurship competition organized by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Engineering.
In an effort to boost the Michigan economy and train the next generation of high-tech entrepreneurs, a new statewide contest aims to arm university students with the resources and skills to launch successful startups in the state.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's green light to proceed with vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is an important move forward, according to a University of Michigan auto safety expert.
The William Davidson Foundation has awarded $4.35 million to U-M to support programs that will accelerate the flow of university-generated ideas to the marketplace and spur economic activity in southeast Michigan.