Entrepreneurship & Innovation
December 13, 2021
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.
October 26, 2021
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.
October 7, 2021
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.
October 6, 2021
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.
September 30, 2021
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.
April 20, 2021
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.
October 21, 2020
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.
July 8, 2020
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.
March 23, 2020
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.
January 17, 2020
Members of the U-M community can reward innovative teaching by submitting a brief online form nominating someone for the 2020 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize through Jan. 31.