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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.

September 21, 2015

U-M Tech Transfer reports record year of performance

The University of Michigan spurred a record 19 startups last year, up from 14 a year ago, reflecting the substantial activity connected to its faculty's rich array of research discoveries.

U-M Tech Transfer set several records for annual performance in fiscal year 2015 including patents, agreements, startups and revenue.

February 11, 2015

U-M startup acquired by electrical services company

Electric Field Solutions, a U-M startup that uses technology first developed for measuring electric fields caused by dust storms on the surface of Mars, has been acquired by Premier, a gas and electrical industries service company.

October 6, 2014

2014 a record-breaking year for U-M Tech Transfer

The University of Michigan announced Monday that fiscal year 2014 was a record-breaking year of tech transfer performance as reflected in the number of new inventions, agreements and startups launched — all derived from U-M research discoveries.

April 24, 2014

U-M startup signs license agreement with drug company

A U-M startup developing drugs to target gene fusions that drive many common cancers such as breast, colon, prostate and lung has signed a research and license agreement with a California biopharmaceutical company.

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.

U-M Tech Transfer also recorded 108 licenses and options with existing and new businesses in FY ’13, which ended June 30, compared to 123 in FY ’12.


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