Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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…
  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.