Institute for Research on Innovation and Science

  1. November 2, 2023

    Grant to help measure public investments in emerging industries

    The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science has received a $4.5 million federal grant to study how public investments in emerging industries can impact economic development in key technological areas.

  2. July 19, 2023

    Report outlines direct economic impact of sponsored research

    The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science recently released a report that provides a geographic snapshot of the economic impact of U-M research spending.

  3. February 23, 2022

    U-M research contributed nearly $100M to state’s economy in ’21

    The U-M research enterprise contributed $97 million to Michigan’s economy over the past fiscal year, supporting employment across large and small businesses statewide.

  4. February 8, 2021

    U-M sponsored research projects add $5.9B to economy since ’02

    U-M’s research enterprise contributed $5.9 billion to the national economy over the past 18 years — $1.8 billion of which supported Michigan-based companies, according to the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science.

  5. January 17, 2020

    Report shows how U-M research spending impacts economy

    More than 16,000 employees at U-M are supported each year by research grants, including about 5,000 students across the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses, according to a new report.

  6. June 5, 2019

    U-M research projects contribute $4.77B to economy over 15 years

    U-M contributed $4.77 billion to the national economy through vendor contracts and subcontracts between 2002 and 2017, according to a new report.

  7. April 25, 2019

    U-M research data supports value of college degree

    U-M has released a report detailing the value of a college degree with data on how much its graduates earn over time. It provides detailed information for students and families, and a platform to help improve teaching and learning.