innovation

  1. December 13, 2021

    Detroit Center for Innovation to be built in The District Detroit

    The Detroit Center for Innovation, a future world-class research and education center anchored by U-M, will now be built in The District Detroit between the city’s downtown and Midtown.

  2. September 16, 2021

    Professor behind weather data tools wins U-M innovation award

    Perry Samson has been named this year’s Distinguished University Innovator for developing a series of pioneering learning and weather-related tools and technologies and launching companies around them that serve millions.

  3. February 25, 2021

    Ford School’s Shobita Parthasarathy testifies before House panel

    Shobita Parthasarathy, professor of public policy at the Ford School, testified Feb. 25 before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies.

  4. October 30, 2019

    U-M academic programs to anchor Detroit Center for Innovation

    U-M will anchor the Detroit Center for Innovation, a 14-acre center in downtown Detroit aimed at stimulating entrepreneurial activity, educating students and further diversifying the regional economy.

  5. October 30, 2019

    What others are saying about the Detroit Center for Innovation

    Here’s what others are saying about the Detroit Center for Innovation.

  6. April 17, 2019

    U-M study explores lab-to-market successes at research universities

    U-M’s Economic Growth Institute led a study of public research universities across North America to identify best practices for bringing new products to market. 

  7. January 12, 2018

    Nominees sought for President’s Staff Innovation Award

    Nominations for the President’s Staff Innovation Award are being accepted through Feb. 28. The award recognizes thinking that helps make U-M a better, more inclusive community.

  8. March 7, 2016

    U-M students to pitch innovative health, education solutions

    Student teams representing 15 of U-M’s 19 schools and colleges are tackling challenges related to public health and education through the Innovation in Action program.

  9. January 28, 2016

    Innovation gets a boost with the right competition, study finds

    Competition has long been seen as a fuel that powers innovation in many industries. But the type of competition makes a huge difference on how much firms spend on research and development.

  10. October 12, 2015

    Random coffee meet-ups spurring innovation across campus

    Innovate Brew, a unique program that randomly matches U-M faculty for coffee meetings to foster innovative thinking, is expanding from a pilot program to include all U-M faculty.