Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. June 26, 2014

    Coffee-with-strangers program aims to boost innovation

    Innovate Brew is a campuswide experiment that pairs faculty members from different fields to talk about their research over coffee once a month in an effort to spur innovation. 

  2. May 6, 2014

    Industry leaders join U-M mobility transformation initiative

    The university’s Mobility Transformation Center has announced key industry leaders from a variety of sectors have joined the center as its initial industry partners.

  3. May 1, 2014

    Master of Entrepreneurship helps students avoid startup blunders

    Now in its second year, the joint Master of Entrepreneurship program is helping students set a strong foundation for their startup companies.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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. 

  10. 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.