November 20, 2019

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. April 3, 2019

    OptiMize hits record $300K for student social-impact projects

    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.

  2. February 21, 2019

    U-M could invest up to $20 million in four of its startups

    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.

  3. February 7, 2019

    U-M establishing FinTech Collaboratory to research cryptocurrency

    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.

  4. December 4, 2018

    Coulter Program seeks 2019 proposals for medical innovations

    The U-M Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program is announcing its 2019 call for proposals. The submission deadline is Feb. 4.

  5. November 19, 2018

    Augmented reality at U-M improves driverless vehicle testing

    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.

  6. October 10, 2018

    Unique Mcubed research funding program begins third cycle

    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.

  7. October 9, 2018

    U-M hits record number of startups with 21 in FY ’18

    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.

  8. September 13, 2018

    U-M startup launches GeoPain app that puts pain on the map

    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.

  9. August 28, 2018

    Anna Stefanopoulou to serve as director of Energy Institute

    Anna Stefanopoulou, a mechanical engineer with an expertise in modeling, control and optimization of internal combustion engines, batteries and fuel cells, will become director of the U-M Energy Institute.

  10. August 3, 2018

    Startup’s tech spots trouble in hospital patients before vital signs do

    Fifth Eye, a startup company involving a U-M alumna and university researchers, uses technology licensed from U-M to interpret a patient’s vital signs and updates every two minutes.