October 15, 2019

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. October 14, 2019

    Celebrate Invention schedule

    Schedule of events for 2019 Celebrate Invention.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. April 10, 2019

    Automotive Research Center funded with $50M through 2024

    U-M’s Automotive Research Center has received a $50 million U.S. Army contract that will shift its focus to autonomous technologies for military ground vehicles and extend its partnership with the Army through 2024.

  5. 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.

  6. April 3, 2019

    OptiMize hits record $300K for student social-impact projects

    OptiMize, a student-led organization at U-M, has provided $300,000 in funding to a record 65 students on 36 projects this academic year to pursue social issues they are passionate about.

  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. February 7, 2019

    U-M establishing FinTech Collaboratory to research cryptocurrency

    Financial technology research and education at U-M will get a boost with $1 million from Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative to establish the FinTech Collaboratory.

  9. December 4, 2018

    Coulter Program seeks 2019 proposals for medical innovations

    The U-M Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program is announcing its 2019 call for proposals. The submission deadline is Feb. 4.

  10. November 19, 2018

    Augmented reality at U-M improves driverless vehicle testing

    Augmented reality technology can accelerate testing of connected and automated vehicles and reduce additional testing costs to almost zero, according to a new white paper by U-M’s Mcity.