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Holiday Newsletter – December 2021

I’m pleased to share with you our final newsletter for 2021, along with stories and reflections from a year that was both challenging and rewarding. The resilient U-M innovation ecosystem continued to gain momentum in 2021, with a record number of commercialization agreements executed as well as nearly $1.5B in...

Impact Newsletter – May 2021

As spring turns to summer in Michigan, the Innovation Partnerships team is optimistic about the future as we chart the course for a return to our office and envision new ways of collaboration to support the University of Michigan community of innovators.

Impact Newsletter – February 2021

For a tenth consecutive year, U-M ranks No. 1 in research volume among U.S. public universities, according to the latest NSF Report. As we share in the Newsletter stories, U-M innovators are working tirelessly to move the results of this research towards the market as promising new technologies, devices, and...

IMPACT Newsletter – November 2020

As we approach the end of 2020 and the beginning of a new year, I am filled with a sense of gratitude and even optimism. I am grateful to lead the Innovation Partnerships team in their efforts to serve and support the University of Michigan community of innovators . ....

IMPACT Newsletter – June 2020

U-M and Deerfield Leaders Celebrate the Launch of Great Lakes Discovery

IMPACT Newsletter – April 29, 2020

During the last fiscal year, members of the University of Michigan Innovation Partnerships team worked with U-M researchers on a record-breaking 502 inventions, successfully negotiating 232 agreements with industry, and launching 22 new companies.

IMPACT Newsletter – April 2020

U-M Innovation Partnerships and the Fight Against COVID-19

IMPACT Newsletter – December 2019

2019 was a wonderful year for innovation, technology commercialization and impact at the University of Michigan.

IMPACT Newsletter – August 2019

Sexton on the changing landscape of technology commercialization, attracting VCs to the Midwest, and what’s next for the business environment at U-M.
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