Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. April 24, 2014

    U-M startup signs license agreement with drug company

    A U-M startup developing drugs to target gene fusions that drive many common cancers has signed a research and license agreement with a California biopharmaceutical company.

  2. April 23, 2014

    Innovative algae research keeps students in state

    A growing partnership between U-M and a company in Dexter is a model for how university-to-business ties can produce significant mutual benefits.

  3. April 10, 2014

    ‘Body hack’ app by math researchers shortcuts jet-lag recovery

    U-M mathematicians have created a different kind of jet-lag mobile app to help travelers snap their internal clocks to new time zones as efficiently as possible.

  4. March 31, 2014

    U-M, UVa joint startup attracts financing for batteryless sensors

    PsiKick, an ultra-low-power wireless sensor company co-founded by a U-M professor, has completed first-round funding.

  5. March 28, 2014

    Shale gas symposium focuses on benefits for manufacturing

    Government and corporate speakers extolled the benefits of increased shale gas production along with continued environmental protections, at a symposium led by U-M.

  6. March 25, 2014

    Coleman receives national economic development award

    President Mary Sue Coleman was honored Tuesday by the International Economic Development Council for her leadership on economic development issues. 

  7. March 11, 2014

    Revolutionary nuclear radiation detector hits the market

    A handheld radiation camera developed by U-M engineering researchers offers nuclear plant operators a faster way to find potentially dangerous hot spots and leaky fuel rods.

  8. March 10, 2014

    Top accomplishments: Economic development

    Under President Mary Sue Coleman’s leadership, U-M has been a leader in creating and supporting several key collaborations among government, industry and academia toward building a strong economy.

  9. March 10, 2014

    Key initiatives: Entrepreneurship

    The university has a long tradition of entrepreneurship education dating back to 1927, but those early seeds have sprouted and grown into a lush garden of offerings during the last 12 years under President Mary Sue Coleman.

  10. March 10, 2014

    Students tackle public health problems in SPH innovation competition

    Eleven student innovations involving public health will be narrowed to five for participation in Innovation in Action, a student competition on Friday.