Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. July 26, 2018

    MTRAC Innovation Hub invests $700K in advanced transportation

    The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization’s Innovation Hub for Advanced Transportation has awarded $700,000 to 10 technologies addressing transportation issues and opportunities.

  4. July 10, 2018

    U-M’s top-ranked Solar Car Team readies for race on Oregon Trail

    To this day, traversing the Oregon Trail takes grit. Next week, 21 collegiate solar car teams will be put to the test across its winding roads, expansive vistas and cloud-piercing mountains in the 2018 American Solar Challenge.

  5. June 5, 2018

    Two driverless shuttles carrying passengers on North Campus

    The Mcity Driverless Shuttle, a research project at U-M, launched June 4 on North Campus.

  6. May 29, 2018

    Mcity Driverless Shuttle to launch June 4 on North Campus

    The Mcity Driverless Shuttle will begin operating on North Campus on June 4. It is the nation’s first driverless vehicle research project focusing on user behavior and data collection.

  7. April 20, 2018

    Winning student innovation works to teach financial literacy

    The student startup Dough, founded by two U-M graduate students will receive a $50,000 equity investment after winning the Detroit Fintech Challenge competition.

  8. March 1, 2018

    U-M signs agreement for reconstructive surgery technology

    A new surgical device that began as an undergraduate project at the College of Engineering could make it quicker and easier to connect arteries in complicated procedures.

  9. February 8, 2018

    Affiliates in second phase of Mcity funding

    Companies investing in second-phase funding as Mcity Affiliate members: 3M Aisin Group Analog Devices BMW Changan Automobile Cohda Wireless Deloitte Consulting Desjardins Fortive GAC Motor Harada Harman HERE Hitachi Iteris J.D. Power Lear Corporation Magna Mechanical Simulation Microsoft Miller Canfield NAVYA Nexteer Automotive OnBoard Security PolySync PPG Progressive Insurance Realtime Technologies Renesas Electronics SAIC Motor…
  10. 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.