Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. 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.

  2. October 12, 2017

    NSF awards $1.8M to help develop smart stormwater system

    The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.8 million grant to help the College of Engineering’s Branko Kerkez develop “smart” stormwater systems to lessen the impacts of flooding.

  3. October 4, 2017

    Mobility startups join TechLab incubator to pilot vehicle innovations

    Five companies from across the country will test and develop mobility solutions related to automated and connected vehicles at U-M’s TechLab technology incubator.

  4. September 12, 2017

    U-M part of $20M center working to grow new heart tissue

    U-M is partnering on an ambitious $20 million project with Boston University and Florida International University to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.