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November 17, 2018

Tech Transfer

October 9, 2018

U-M hits record number of startups with 21 in FY '18

The number of startups launched at the University of Michigan nearly doubled to 21 in fiscal year 2018 as U-M inventors went to market with a broad array of discoveries ranging from autonomous shuttles to a post-surgery warning system that alerts doctors to patient distress well ahead of traditional methods.

March 1, 2018

U-M signs agreement for reconstructive surgery technology

A new surgical device developed at the University of Michigan could make it quicker and easier to connect arteries in complicated procedures such as reconstructing a breast after a mastectomy, or a severely injured leg after a car accident.

January 29, 2018

Internet-scanning startup offers new cybersecurity approach

Rolling out what it's calling a "street view for cyberspace," Censys — a tech startup based on technology developed at the University of Michigan — has launched a commercially available version of its internetwide scanning tool.

January 8, 2018

U-M startup May Mobility drives toward autonomous fleet market

While the Big Three automakers are still in the research and development phase, University of Michigan startup May Mobility already has tested its bright green-and-white driverless shuttles on public streets in downtown Detroit, and has ambitious plans for growth.

December 7, 2017

Kelly Sexton named associate vice president for research

Kelly Sexton, an assistant vice chancellor at North Carolina State University, has been named associate vice president for research — technology transfer and innovation partnerships at the University of Michigan.

July 24, 2017

U-M invests $600,000 in advanced transportation technologies

Seven technologies demonstrating high potential to help solve transportation issues are receiving $600,000 from the University of Michigan's Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Statewide Innovation Hub program to continue their advancement into the commercial market.

January 5, 2017

U-M startup Neurable raises $2M in seed funding

Neurable, a University of Michigan startup that developed brain-computer interface technology based on breakthrough neuroscience, has raised $2 million in seed funding to bring its software platform to market.

November 16, 2016

Mike Psarouthakis to direct Tech Transfer Venture Center

Mike Psarouthakis has been named director of the University of Michigan's Tech Transfer Venture Center.

The Venture Center is responsible for helping to identify, develop and launch new startups based on U-M technologies, and works alongside licensing, legal and marketing specialists within U-M Tech Transfer.  

October 6, 2016

Battery startup Elegus Technologies enters $1.5M joint venture

In an effort to make safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries for technologies like electric vehicles, smartphones and laptops, a University of Michigan startup has formed a $1.5 million joint venture with two major players in the industry.

October 21, 2015

U-M battery pioneer startup Sakti3 acquired by Dyson

Sakti3, a University of Michigan startup that pioneered a new battery platform, has been purchased by Dyson in a $90 million deal that follows an initial investment of $15 million earlier this year.

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