Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. February 26, 2014

    Michigan Business Challenge, grant winners share $113,000

    Winners in the 31st annual Michigan Business Challenge and Dare to Dream grant recipients will share $113,000 in funding for U-M student startups.

  2. February 25, 2014

    Manufacturing hub announcement

    U-M officials joined members of Congress and other officials Tuesday for the formal White House announcement of a $148 million high-tech manufacturing research institute, which U-M will help lead. It is set to open this spring in Canton.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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. 

  10. 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.