Entrepreneurship & Innovation
April 10, 2019
U-M’s Automotive Research Center has received a $50 million U.S. Army contract that will shift its focus to autonomous technologies for military ground vehicles and extend its partnership with the Army through 2024.
April 8, 2019
Movellus Inc., a U-M startup, has secured $6 million in Series A venture funding for a total of $10 million so far. The company provides technology that helps accelerate and optimize semiconductor chip design.
April 3, 2019
OptiMize, a student-led organization at U-M, has provided $300,000 in funding to a record 65 students on 36 projects this academic year to pursue social issues they are passionate about.
February 21, 2019
The university will make a $2.75 million initial investment in four U-M startups, with potential funding of up to $20 million through subsequent financing rounds.
February 7, 2019
Financial technology research and education at U-M will get a boost with $1 million from Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative to establish the FinTech Collaboratory.
December 4, 2018
The U-M Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program is announcing its 2019 call for proposals. The submission deadline is Feb. 4.
November 19, 2018
Augmented reality technology can accelerate testing of connected and automated vehicles and reduce additional testing costs to almost zero, according to a new white paper by U-M’s Mcity.
October 10, 2018
Millions of dollars in seed grants for bold, boundary-crossing work is available to faculty members as U-M launches the third round of Mcubed, the university’s unique research funding program.
October 9, 2018
U-M nearly doubled its number of startups to 21 in fiscal year 2018 as U-M inventors went to market with a broad array of discoveries. Researchers also reported a 10 percent increase in new inventions.
September 13, 2018
GeoPain, a mobile pain tracking app, launched to the public this week from MoxyTech, a U-M startup. It gives users a 3-D image of the body to zero in on the pain.