Faculty & Researchers
Innovation Partnerships’ team of professionals brings business, scientific, and legal expertise to amplify the impact of U-M research. We center our efforts around serving our primary customers – you, our faculty. Let us help to give your research its best chance to change the world.
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Digital DiscoveryThe Digital Discovery ProcessSM is a unique service built to help faculty and staff move early stage software based ideas from unstructured brainstorms, fragments and broad based inspiration into well formed and developed concepts. This powerful service helps move your ideas from a rough sketch to an articulate vision that can be clearly presented, supported and actioned.
Material Transfer Agreement – IncomingIncoming Material Transfer Agreements (MTA) govern the transfer of material from outside entities to U-M. If you are an outside entity interested in sending material to a researcher at U-M, please contact MichiganMTA@umich.edu and provide information about the materials and the recipient.
Material Transfer Agreement – OutgoingOutgoing Material Transfer Agreements (MTA) govern the transfer of material from U-M to another organization. If you are a U-M researcher interested in sending materials to an outside country, please contact MichiganMTA@umich.edu
Aspiring to ImpactAspiring to Impact is a networking group created by Innovation Partnerships to bring together faculty and researchers interested in closing the gap in women’s leadership in entrepreneurial communities.
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