Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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…
  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.