Innovation Partnerships

  1. September 15, 2023

    Record number of U-M inventions reported in FY ’23

    Research led by U-M generated a record 580 new inventions last year, 145 new U.S. patents and more than 300 license and option agreements with industry, and launched 25 startup companies, in fiscal year 2023.

  2. May 1, 2023

    Life Sciences Innovation Hub awards $1M to biomedical projects

    The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Life Sciences Innovation Hub at U-M awarded nearly $1 million to support and advance six translational research projects.

  3. April 27, 2023

    Nominations sought for Distinguished University Innovator

    Innovation Partnerships is seeking nominations for its annual Distinguished University Innovator Award, U-M’s highest honor for faculty demonstrating leadership in bringing new ideas to the marketplace.

  4. November 22, 2022

    University reports new inventions, startups during FY ’22

    U-M solidified its position as a global leader in translating academic research and technology for broad societal impact during fiscal year 2021-22, generating 433 new inventions and 16 new startup companies.

  5. November 3, 2022

    LearningClues revolutionizes how students learn from lectures

    LearningClues, which resulted from an interdisciplinary effort that combines artificial intelligence with natural language processing to deliver study guides on demand, is revolutionizing how college students absorb lectures.

  6. May 2, 2022

    Nominations open for Distinguished University Innovator Award

    Innovation Partnerships is seeking nominations for the Distinguished University Innovator Award, honoring faculty whose research has made important and lasting contributions.

  7. October 26, 2021

    Innovation Partnerships reports record amount of commercialization

    U-M has reported a record number of license and option agreements over the past fiscal year, as well as patents issued, further solidifying its leading position in commercializing research and technology.

  8. October 6, 2021

    Reorganized unit to lead commercialization of U-M research

    The newly launched Innovation Partnerships will serve as a central hub for U-M’s research commercialization efforts, startup company support, and creating and fostering corporate research alliances.