January 20, 2020

Tech Transfer

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. October 14, 2019

    Celebrate Invention schedule

    Schedule of events for 2019 Celebrate Invention.

  4. 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.

  5. April 15, 2019

    U-M startup analyzes patient imaging files to aid treatment

    A U-M startup has figured out how to mine and analyze data from digital image files such as X-rays, MRIs and CT scans with technology that could pinpoint treatment choices for each patient.

  6. April 8, 2019

    U-M startup Movellus raises $6 million in venture funding

    Movellus Inc., a U-M startup, has secured $6 million in Series A venture funding for a total of $10 million so far. The company provides technology that helps accelerate and optimize semiconductor chip design.

  7. February 21, 2019

    U-M could invest up to $20 million in four of its startups

    The university will make a $2.75 million initial investment in four U-M startups, with potential funding of up to $20 million through subsequent financing rounds.

  8. November 19, 2018

    UM-Dearborn’s Marouane Kessentini is cleaning up legacy software

     

    These days, the energy buzzing around Marouane Kessentini, associate professor of computer and information science at UM-Dearborn, is hard to miss. U-M’s Office of Technology Transfer announced his software refactoring tool is one of eight notable U-M inventions of the year.

  9. 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.

  10. September 13, 2018

    U-M startup launches GeoPain app that puts pain on the map

    GeoPain, a mobile pain tracking app, launched to the public this week from MoxyTech, a U-M startup. It gives users a 3-D image of the body to zero in on the pain.