September 9, 2020
U-M launches record number of startups, inventions in FY 2020
U-M launched a record 31 startups in fiscal year 2020 and reported a rise in new inventions, with a record 522, during a period that included a pandemic and temporarily shuttered labs.
October 17, 2019
New investment fund to offer early-stage capital for U-M startups
U-M Tech Transfer, the unit responsible for commercializing university research and innovations, will create the Accelerate Blue Fund to provide seed capital to nascent U-M startup companies.
October 14, 2019
Tech Transfer activity sets records in fiscal year 2019
U-M Tech Transfer reported that 22 startups were launched in fiscal year 2019, surpassing last year’s record of 21, and 198 U.S. patents were issued for inventions created at U-M, up from 183.
October 1, 2019
Blaauw, Sylvester are 2019 Distinguished University Innovators
David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester, professors of electrical engineering and computer science, have been named the recipients of this year’s Distinguished University Innovator Award.
October 9, 2018
U-M hits record number of startups with 21 in FY ’18
U-M nearly doubled its number of startups to 21 in fiscal year 2018 as U-M inventors went to market with a broad array of discoveries. Researchers also reported a 10 percent increase in new inventions.
October 17, 2017
U-M Tech Transfer reports record number of new inventions
University researchers reported 444 new inventions in fiscal year 2017 — up from last year’s 428 — and the fifth straight year of more than 400 inventions from U-M faculty.
October 21, 2013
Celebrate Invention to showcase U-M technologies, startups
Celebrate Invention is the university’s chance to recognize the accomplishment of faculty and researchers engaged in technology transfer. The annual event is 3-6 p.m. Wednesday in the Michigan League Ballroom.
October 11, 2013
U-M researchers report record number of inventions for FY ’13
University of Michigan researchers reported 421 inventions in fiscal year 2013, a record that shows the growing engagement of faculty in tech transfer activities.