Entrepreneurship & Innovation
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.