September 17, 2019

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. February 8, 2018

    Mcity announces Affiliate members in second phase of funding

    Forty-two companies have committed to investing $150,000 each over the next three years as Affiliate members in Mcity, the university-led initiative to transform connected and automated mobility.

  2. January 31, 2018

    Gupta family assists U-M’s health communication ‘hackathon’

    Alumnus Sanjay Gupta and his wife, Rebecca, have teamed up with U-M to support an effort to bring new ideas and tools to health communication.

  3. January 8, 2018

    Mcity report considers cyber vulnerabilities of automated vehicles

    A white paper by U-M researchers working with Mcity illustrates the breadth of the cybersecurity challenges that must be overcome before autonomous and connected vehicles can be widely adopted.

  4. January 8, 2018

    U-M startup May Mobility drives toward autonomous fleet market

    U-M startup May Mobility is testing its bright green-and-white driverless shuttles on public streets in downtown Detroit, and has ambitious plans for growth.

  5. November 28, 2017

    Students worldwide to connect virtually to solve entrepreneurial challenges

    A new virtual exchange program will give undergraduate students at U-M the chance to address social entrepreneurship challenges from opposite sides of the world.

  6. October 31, 2017

    Industry partners investing $11M in second phase of Mcity funding

    Eleven companies are investing a total of $11 million in the second phase of industry funding for Mcity, the university-led initiative to develop connected and automated mobility.

  7. October 17, 2017

    U-M Tech Transfer reports record number of new inventions

    University researchers reported 444 new inventions in fiscal year 2017 — up from last year’s 428 — and the fifth straight year of more than 400 inventions from U-M faculty.

  8. October 12, 2017

    NSF awards $1.8M to help develop smart stormwater system

    The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.8 million grant to help the College of Engineering’s Branko Kerkez develop “smart” stormwater systems to lessen the impacts of flooding.

  9. October 4, 2017

    Mobility startups join TechLab incubator to pilot vehicle innovations

    Five companies from across the country will test and develop mobility solutions related to automated and connected vehicles at U-M’s TechLab technology incubator.

  10. September 12, 2017

    U-M part of $20M center working to grow new heart tissue

    U-M is partnering on an ambitious $20 million project with Boston University and Florida International University to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients.