Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. 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.

  2. March 10, 2014

    Innovate Blue entrepreneurship initiative launches with website

    Innovate Blue, designed to make entrepreneurship education available to all undergraduates beginning this fall, has officially launched with a one-stop-shop website.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.