Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. November 16, 2016

    Open-access automated cars to advance driverless research

    New U-M research vehicles will be open testbeds for academic and industry researchers to rapidly test self-driving and connected vehicle technologies at a world-class proving ground.

  7. November 16, 2016

    $1.65M grant aims to help regional manufacturers hurt by imports

    A business assistance center at U-M plans to use a $1.65 million federal grant to help manufacturers in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana improve their global competitiveness and enhance business growth.

  8. 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.

  9. November 10, 2016

    Monroe-Brown Seed Fund awards $400K inaugural investment

    The Monroe-Brown Seed Fund has made its inaugural investment of $400,000 in two U-M biomedical startups: Genomenon Inc. and Brio Device LLC.

  10. November 4, 2016

    Doll family gives $2M to endow entrepreneurship director position

    Venture capitalist and U-M alumnus Dixon Doll and his wife, Carol, have given $2 million to endow the position of executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship.