Center for Entrepreneurship

  1. October 4, 2017

    Mobility startups join TechLab incubator to pilot vehicle innovations

    Five companies from across the country will test and develop mobility solutions related to automated and connected vehicles at U-M’s TechLab technology incubator.

  2. July 24, 2017

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

    Seven technologies demonstrating high potential to help solve transportation issues will receive $600,000 from a U-M program to continue their advancement into the commercial market.

  3. November 10, 2016

    Monroe-Brown Seed Fund awards $400K inaugural investment

    The Monroe-Brown Seed Fund has made its inaugural investment of $400,000 in two U-M biomedical startups: Genomenon Inc. and Brio Device LLC.

  4. November 4, 2016

    Doll family gives $2M to endow entrepreneurship director position

    Venture capitalist and U-M alumnus Dixon Doll and his wife, Carol, have given $2 million to endow the position of executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship.

  5. November 3, 2016

    Midwest universities form innovation alliance with $3.5M NSF award

    A new four-university alliance led by U-M will help researchers across the Midwest turn their inventions into marketable products to benefit society.

  6. October 19, 2016

    Center for Entrepreneurship receives $200K for tech-to-market program

    The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved extended funding for its “Train the Trainers,” a program managed by U-M’s Center for Entrepreneurship.

  7. October 6, 2016

    Battery startup Elegus Technologies enters $1.5M joint venture

    U-M startup Elegus Technologies has formed a $1.5 million joint venture with two major industry players in an effort to make safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries.

  8. April 21, 2016

    New fund to accelerate engineering, medical research products

    U-M has launched the Monroe-Brown Seed Fund to advance the process of transitioning commercially viable engineering and medical research projects to market.

  9. February 25, 2016

    CFE, Mcity collaborate to spur transportation innovation

    The Center for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Mobility Transformation Center is launching TechLab at Mcity, a collaborative effort to promote connected- and driverless-vehicle innovation.

  10. January 22, 2016

    Contest offers student ventures chance at mentorship, prize money

    Student teams will pitch 21 ideas hoping to be the last one standing in a unique, semester-long student venture competition called The Startup.