February 25, 2014
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
February 26, 2014
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.
February 23, 2014
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.
February 15, 2014
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.
February 10, 2014
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.
February 4, 2014
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.
January 22, 2014
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.
January 21, 2014
Michigan's University Research Corridor, which includes U-M, ranks high among eight university innovation clusters in a new measure that examines R&D spending, research commercialization and talent production, according to a new Economic Impact Report released Tuesday.
January 17, 2014
U-M students Chris Liu, Monica Guo and Adrianne Pope prep their mobile application, Joggle, that they designed as part of the ENGR390 course: Imagine, Innovate, Act! (Photo by Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.)
January 14, 2014
In an effort to cast the bankrupt city in a new light for the nation’s future tech talent, U-M students are hosting what they anticipate will be a record-setting collegiate hackathon in Detroit this weekend.
December 13, 2013
Grace meets with College of Engineering students. (Photo by Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.)
November 17, 2013
Hundreds of people from far-flung corners of U-M gathered Friday for the inaugural MCubed conference, a celebration of the seed grant program’s first funding year and a showcase of the 200-plus projects it’s making possible.
November 15, 2013
Anyone with a big idea or a stubborn problem to solve can soon have a direct line to professors and researchers at the University of Michigan.
November 8, 2013
More than 200 pilot projects born of bold ideas and unlikely collaborations will be on display next Friday at a symposium to mark the first funding anniversary of MCubed, the university’s one-of-a-kind seed grant experiment.
November 4, 2013
In an effort to offer formal entrepreneurship education to all U-M undergraduates within the next two years, Provost Martha Pollack has appointed an engineering professor with a proven entrepreneurial track record as a senior adviser.
October 19, 2013
The Board of Regents on Friday approved plans to proceed with the design of a unique environment for testing connected and automated vehicles.
October 21, 2013
Dan Johnson’s invention, an active back brace, grew from his doctoral work with physicians in the operating room as he studied what caused their back problems.
October 15, 2013
A unique $8 million battery lab at the University of Michigan will enable industry and university researchers to collaborate on developing cheaper and longer lasting energy-storage devices in the heart of the U.S. auto industry.
October 11, 2013
University of Michigan researchers reported 421 inventions in fiscal year 2013, a record that shows the growing engagement of faculty in tech transfer activities.
U-M Tech Transfer also recorded 108 licenses and options with existing and new businesses in FY ’13, which ended June 30, compared to 123 in FY ’12.