Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. May 2, 2022

    Nominations open for Distinguished University Innovator Award

    Innovation Partnerships is seeking nominations for the Distinguished University Innovator Award, honoring faculty whose research has made important and lasting contributions.

  2. December 13, 2021

    Detroit Center for Innovation to be built in The District Detroit

    The Detroit Center for Innovation, a future world-class research and education center anchored by U-M, will now be built in The District Detroit between the city’s downtown and Midtown.

  3. October 26, 2021

    Innovation Partnerships reports record amount of commercialization

    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.

  4. October 7, 2021

    Mcity supports new autonomous shuttle service in Ann Arbor

    A2GO, a free, autonomous shuttle service available to the general public, will offer an easier way to get from the Diag to South Campus or other points in Ann Arbor starting Oct. 11.

  5. October 6, 2021

    Reorganized unit to lead commercialization of U-M research

    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.

  6. September 30, 2021

    Federal grant aids new UM-Flint Innovation and Technology Center

    A building designed for teaching, collaborating and inspiring the innovators of the 21st century will be built at UM-Flint, funded by a $3.8 million federal grant and $4.9 million in matching gifts by university donors.

  7. April 20, 2021

    Nominations open for Distinguished University Innovator Award

    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.

  8. October 21, 2020

    Projects awarded $3.3 million by Frankel Innovation Initiative

    Fast Forward Medical Innovation, a unit of the Medical School Office of Research, has awarded a combined $3.3 million in funding to four biomedical research projects.

  9. July 8, 2020

    Advanced Transportation Hub funds promising mobility projects

    The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Innovation Hub for Advanced Transportation at U-M recently awarded a combined $710,000 to eight high-tech, early-stage projects.

  10. March 23, 2020

    University awards six XR projects under new initiative

    Six extended reality projects will receive a first wave of funding under U-M’s new XR Initiative, announced in the fall. Financial awards for the first-round projects range from $12,000 to $25,000.