A team of three students from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy has won the 2017 Social Impact Challenge. The team's innovative and research-driven proposal addressed entrepreneurial development through downtown training and significant neighborhood outreach for the city of Flint.
A University of Michigan startup that's developing a non-invasive way to remove diseased tissue from cancer patients using high-intensity ultrasound has attracted $8.3 million in Series B financing.
An innovative new mechanism to connect faculty and the public around current events and issues will be announced by President Mark Schlissel this month.
University of Michigan researchers will use Big Data from social media to gain new insights into economics and the way people communicate about parenting and politics under two recently funded research projects.
Researchers at the University of Michigan will use Big Data and mobile technology to learn how to predict when individuals will get diseases including depression and hepatitis C, and to unlock the potential of single-cell gene sequencing under three recently funded projects.
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.
A fully autonomous, 15-passenger electric shuttle manufactured by French firm NAVYA will support research and provide self-guided tours of Mcity, U-M's one-of-a-kind test site for connected and automated vehicles.
U-M and NAVYA announced the collaboration Friday.
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.
Michigan, Ohio and Indiana make up the most industrialized region of the country, but these three states have lost more than 200,000 manufacturing jobs over the last decade.
Meanwhile, U.S. manufacturing imports have grown by more than $500 billion.
New University of Michigan research vehicles will be open testbeds for academic and industry researchers to rapidly test self-driving and connected vehicle technologies at a world-class proving ground.
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Engineering and Fast Forward Medical Innovation at the Medical School have announced the Monroe-Brown Seed Fund has made its inaugural investment of $400,000 in two University of Michigan biomedical startups: Genomenon Inc. and Brio Device LLC.
Venture capitalist and University of Michigan alumnus Dixon Doll and his wife, Carol, have given $2 million to endow the position of executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Engineering.
A new four-university alliance will help researchers across the Midwest turn their inventions into marketable products to benefit society.
With the aim of further establishing Michigan as a leading state for high-tech companies, the Michigan Strategic Fund has approved extended funding for its "Train the Trainers," a program managed by U-M's Center for Entrepreneurship.
A $27 million investment from a Chinese firm will strengthen the efforts of the University of Michigan, along with industry and government partners, to advance autonomous, connected vehicles and robotic technologies for a safer and more sustainable future around the world.
Finding funding at the tender seed stage can challenge the best startups, but a new student-led $10 million seed fund at the University of Michigan's Zell Lurie Institute helps make entrepreneurial dreams come true.
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.
The University of Michigan signed a record 173 license and option agreements with companies seeking to commercialize the discoveries of university researchers in the past fiscal year.
Online learners interested in educational leadership, social work and the growing field of user-experience research and design now can earn more comprehensive certification or complete work toward an advanced degree at the University of Michigan.
Fusion Coolant Systems, a University of Michigan spinout based in Canton, announced Tuesday it had raised $1.25 million in its first close of Series B funding.