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University of Michigan Innovation Partnerships
University of Michigan Innovation Partnerships

Celebrate Invention

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Celebrating the Impact of Michigan Innovation.

Celebrate Invention is an annual event that honors University of Michigan inventors and the growing impact of U-M innovations.

Event highlights include demonstrations from promising U-M startups, networking opportunities at the ecosystem fair, discussion panels featuring prominent inventors and alumni, and the Distinguished University Innovator of the Year Award presentation ceremony.

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Nominations for the 2024 Distinguished University Innovator Award open soon!

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