August 07, 2020

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. July 31, 2017

    Outdoor drone complex will be site of safe flight testing

    M-Air, an outdoor fly lab for testing autonomous aerial vehicles, is coming to the College of Engineering this fall, adding to the university’s spate of advanced robotics facilities.

  2. July 24, 2017

    U-M invests $600,000 in advanced transportation technologies

    Seven technologies demonstrating high potential to help solve transportation issues will receive $600,000 from a U-M program to continue their advancement into the commercial market.

  3. June 30, 2017

    U-M’s gameful learning technology available to other institutions

    Technology for a University of Michigan learning approach that employs video game-style strategy recently made its way to the market.

  4. June 23, 2017

    Mcity demos show how connected tech can make self-driving cars safer

    U-M’s Mcity Test Facility recently conducted a series of demonstrations that illustrated the key role connected technology can play in harnessing the safety benefits that self-driving vehicles promise.

  5. May 8, 2017

    Health, social startups featured in latest Made at Michigan report

    The second annual Made at Michigan report features a variety of ventures that U-M students across campus are pushing forward with support from the institution’s entrepreneurial programs.

  6. May 1, 2017

    Undergraduate venture fund makes its first investment

    The Zell Early Stage Fund, a fund designed to give U-M undergraduate students experience in the venture capital process, has selected its first investment target.

  7. March 20, 2017

    Winners announced in Flint-focused Social Impact Challenge

    A student team from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy has won the 2017 Social Impact Challenge, which focused on ways to advance entrepreneurship efforts in Flint. 

  8. March 14, 2017

    U-M startup working on cancer treatment raises $8.3 million

    A U-M startup that’s developing a non-invasive way to remove diseased tissue from cancer patients using high-intensity ultrasound has attracted $8.3 million in Series B financing.

  9. March 6, 2017

    Presidential announcement, edX CEO talk to top innovation forum

    An innovative new mechanism to connect faculty and the public around current events and issues will be announced by President Mark Schlissel during an Academic Innovation Forum this month.

  10. January 24, 2017

    Projects use Big Data to predict diseases, advance genomics analysis

    Three U-M research projects will use Big Data and mobile technology to learn how to predict when individuals will get diseases including depression and hepatitis C, and to unlock the potential of single-cell gene sequencing.