Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. January 24, 2017

    Big Data research projects to seek insights from social media

    Two recently funded U-M research projects will use Big Data from social media to gain new insights into economics and the way people communicate about parenting and politics.

  8. January 5, 2017

    U-M startup Neurable raises $2M in seed funding

    Neurable, a U-M startup that developed brain-computer interface technology based on breakthrough neuroscience, has raised $2 million in seed funding to bring its software platform to market.

  9. December 12, 2016

    Driverless electric shuttle introduced at Mcity

    A fully autonomous, 15-passenger electric shuttle manufactured by French firm NAVYA will support research and provide self-guided tours of U-M’s Mcity.

  10. November 16, 2016

    Mike Psarouthakis to direct Tech Transfer Venture Center

    Mike Psarouthakis has been named director of the Tech Transfer Venture Center, which is responsible for helping to identify, develop and launch new startups based on U-M technologies.