Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. October 20, 2014

    Passive greenhouse project brings hope to Detroit neighborhood

    In a Detroit neighborhood shared by Bangladeshi, Polish immigrants, longtime African-American residents and young artists, a burned-out house is being repurposed as a semi-subterranean, passive geothermal greenhouse that will serve the neighborhood.

  2. October 9, 2014

    MCubed research-funding experiment renewed for two years

    MCubed, the university’s one-of-a-kind funding program designed to spark innovative, cross-boundary research, will be renewed for two more years.

  3. October 6, 2014

    2014 a record-breaking year for U-M Tech Transfer

    Fiscal year 2014 was a record-breaking year for U-M tech transfer performance as reflected in the number of new inventions, agreements and startups.

  4. September 23, 2014

    Campuswide call issued to develop massive open online courses

    Leaders from the new Office of Digital Education and Innovation are calling on faculty to submit proposals to develop massive open online courses, or MOOCs.

  5. September 17, 2014

    Popular Science puts U-M engineer on its Brilliant Ten list

    Prabal Dutta, a U-M engineering professor whose work on energy-scavenging sensors could help herald the Internet of Things, is one of Popular Science magazine’s Brilliant Ten.

    Julia Adler-Milstein among 10 Influential Women in Health IT

  6. September 5, 2014

    Connected and automated vehicle project names founding partners

    A diverse group of companies will be the founding partners in U-M’s Mobility Transformation Center, which aims to revolutionize the movement of people and goods.

  7. September 4, 2014

    MHacks sparks national college hackathon movement

    An expected 1,000 student hackers from across the country will be on North Campus on Friday for MHacks IV, a leading student-run hackathon.

  8. August 28, 2014

    New program, office to advance digital education and innovation

    The university has established an Office of Digital Education and Innovation to help faculty experiment with programs, technology, digital communities, learning analytics and other innovations.

  9. July 17, 2014

    U-M initiative transforming what it means to ‘go to court’

    U-M  is spearheading development of what is believed to be first-of-its-kind technology to help people charged with minor offenses interact with courts online.

  10. July 1, 2014

    U-M licenses transformative sensor technology

    Athletic equipment manufacturer Wilson Sporting Goods Co. has licensed university-owned patents on wireless motion sensor technology from the lab of a mechanical engineering professor.