August 14, 2020

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. February 23, 2014

    High-tech manufacturing hub could create 10,000 jobs

    U-M will help lead a $148 million high-tech manufacturing research institute that is set to open this spring in metro Detroit and expected to bring 10,000 jobs to the region.

  2. February 15, 2014

    Gene-based cancer diagnosis tech wins entrepreneurship contest

    Three U-M pathology researchers who developed software that could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment have won a statewide competition organized by the Center for Entrepreneurship.

  3. February 10, 2014

    Business contest aims to grow entrepreneurial roots in Michigan

    A new statewide contest administered by U-M’s Center for Entrepreneurship aims to arm university students with the resources and skills to launch successful startups in Michigan.

  4. February 4, 2014

    U-M plays integral role in connected-vehicle technology research

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s green light to proceed with vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is an important move forward and is closely related to the work of the U-M Mobility Transformation Center.

  5. January 22, 2014

    $4.35M from Davidson Foundation to fuel research-driven innovation

    The William Davidson Foundation has awarded $4.35 million to U-M to support programs that will accelerate the flow of university-generated ideas to the marketplace.

  6. January 21, 2014

    URC makes strong showing among leading U.S. research clusters

    The University Research Corridor, which includes U-M, ranks high among eight university innovation clusters in R&D spending, research commercialization and talent production.

  7. January 17, 2014

    Smartphone as mentor: How tech could change behavior

    Funneling a steady stream of diversions straight to your pocket, smartphones are often cast as the ultimate distractors. But a University of Michigan engineering professor sees potential for them to be something quite the opposite. 

  8. January 14, 2014

    U-M student groups to host nation’s largest hackathon in Detroit

    In an effort to cast the bankrupt city in a new light for the nation’s future tech talent, U-M students are hosting an anticipated record-setting collegiate hackathon in Detroit this weekend. 

  9. December 13, 2013

    Engineering with Grace: Students demo projects to help one teen communicate

    With the tablet computer on her lap, Grace Simon, 13, hoisted her hand and set it down on the screen. It didn’t matter where her fingers landed. Just like that, she made a selection in an early version of an app designed to help her converse about her favorite activities.

  10. November 17, 2013

    MCubed conference celebrates unique research collaborations

    Hundreds of people from far-flung corners of U-M gathered Friday for the inaugural MCubed conference, a celebration of the seed grant program’s first funding year and a showcase of its 200-plus projects.