Entrepreneurship & Innovation
October 1, 2019
David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester, professors of electrical engineering and computer science, have been named the recipients of this year’s Distinguished University Innovator Award.
April 15, 2019
A U-M startup has figured out how to mine and analyze data from digital image files such as X-rays, MRIs and CT scans with technology that could pinpoint treatment choices for each patient.
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.