October 26, 2021
U-M has reported a record number of license and option agreements over the past fiscal year, as well as patents issued, further solidifying its leading position in commercializing research and technology.
October 6, 2021
The newly launched Innovation Partnerships will serve as a central hub for U-M’s research commercialization efforts, startup company support, and creating and fostering corporate research alliances.
September 16, 2021
Perry Samson has been named this year’s Distinguished University Innovator for developing a series of pioneering learning and weather-related tools and technologies and launching companies around them that serve millions.
April 20, 2021
The Office of Technology Transfer is seeking nominations for its annual Distinguished University Innovator Award, honoring faculty whose research has made important and lasting contributions.
April 19, 2021
The Accelerate Blue Fund, a U-M early-stage venture fund raised through philanthropy, has reached its first fundraising milestone and made its first investment in a U-M tech startup.
February 22, 2021
Mike Psarouthakis and his wife, Lisa, compete for the Ann Arbor Rowing Club. Psarouthakis, director of the U-M Tech Transfer Venture Center and managing director of the Accelerate Blue Fund, and his entire family row.
January 25, 2021
A unique new cloud-based operating system for testing connected or automated vehicles has for the first time been licensed for use beyond Mcity at U-M, where it was developed.
November 9, 2020
Drew Bennett, associate director of software licensing at the Office of Technology Transfer, competes in ultra-marathons, including 100-milers around the country.
September 21, 2020
Stefan Koehler, associate director of licensing for U-M Tech Transfer, has ridden his bicycle in more than 20 countries, soaking up the scenery and culture during trips that are often more exciting than traveling by car.
September 9, 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.