August 13, 2020

innovation

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. October 8, 2015

    U-M faculty part of Senate effort to reauthorize America COMPETES Act

    Faculty members Stephen Forrest and Alan Taub participated in a U.S. Senate roundtable discussion Tuesday on reauthorizing the America COMPETES Act. 

  9. February 7, 2014

    Shifting innovation in reverse could solve urban transit issues

    When it comes to urban transit, both emerging and mature markets have some things in common — diminishing public resources, infrastructure constraints and air quality concerns.