December 12, 2019

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. November 15, 2019

    Economic Growth Institute recognized for aiding Michigan businesses

    Two programs that help Michigan businesses have garnered U-M’s Economic Growth Institute this year’s Innovation Award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

  2. October 30, 2019

    U-M academic programs to anchor Detroit Center for Innovation

    U-M will anchor the Detroit Center for Innovation, a 14-acre center in downtown Detroit aimed at stimulating entrepreneurial activity, educating students and further diversifying the regional economy.

  3. October 30, 2019

    What others are saying about the Detroit Center for Innovation

    Here’s what others are saying about the Detroit Center for Innovation.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. October 14, 2019

    Celebrate Invention schedule

    Schedule of events for 2019 Celebrate Invention.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.