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U-M Record-Breaking Growth in Startups FY20

9/9/2020
U-M launches record number of startups, inventions in FY2020, during period marked by pandemic By Jeff Karoub, Michigan News ANN ARBOR—The University of Michigan launched a record 31 startups in fiscal year 2020, a 40% increase during a period that included a pandemic and temporarily shuttered labs. U-M inventors went...

Celebrate Invention 2020

7/28/2020
Celebrate Invention, September 21 – 24, 2020 Members of the University of Michigan community of innovators, leaders from promising U-M startups, and alumni gathered from around the world for the first-ever virtual Celebrate Invention to honor U-M inventors, discuss the growing impact of U-M innovations, and explore ways to further...

Our Fight Against COVID-19

4/3/2020
“The situation we face today would have been unimaginable for many of us just weeks ago. As COVID-19 has changed the way we work and live, the U-M Innovation Partnerships team has been giving considerable thought as to how we can best assist in the fight against COVID-19. While the...

COVID-19 Announcement: Update on Innovation Partnerships

3/16/2020
Message from U-M Innovation Partnerships In order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus through the local community, many members of the U-M Innovation Partnerships team are currently working remotely. It is our sincere hope that we will be able to provide the same degree of phenomenal customer service...

Giving Blueday – Support Accelerate Blue Fund

12/3/2019
Technology Transfer transforms U-M research discoveries into technologies that improve our quality of life and fuel economic development. Inventions from U-M Technology Transfer changed the way we are vaccinated from the flu. They have changed the way doctors monitor critical patients. And we are paving the way towards the connected...

University of Michigan Accelerate Blue Fund

11/25/2019
The University of Michigan Accelerate Blue Fund (“Accelerate Blue” or the “Fund”) is a new early-stage investment fund approved by the Regents of the University of Michigan on October 17, 2019. Accelerate Blue is a collaborative, cross-campus effort led by the U-M Innovation Partnerships Venture Center in support of U-M...

Celebrate Invention 2019

8/8/2019
Celebrate Invention Members of the University of Michigan community joined with regional leaders on October 22 to celebrate the accomplishments of U-M innovators, who, once again, broke records in terms of productivity and impact, disclosing a total of 502 new inventions and launching a total of 22 new startups in...

Giving Blue Day – Support Our Top Priority

11/27/2018
Technology Transfer transforms U-M research discoveries into technologies that improve our quality of life and fuel economic development. Inventions from U-M Technology Transfer changed the way we are vaccinated from the flu. They have changed the way doctors monitor critical patients. And we are paving the way towards the connected...

Featured Technology at Celebrate Invention 2018

10/14/2018
FIRST-IN-CLASS THERAPEUTICS – Small-molecule dual inhibitors of the anti-apoptotic Mcl-1 and Bfl-1 proteins for the treatment of cancer. Cancer adapts the ability to evade apoptosis (programmed cell death). The Mcl-1 and Bfl-1 proteins, upregulated in many cancers, block the pro-death response and are key resistance factors. We developed first-in-class dual...

Celebrate Invention 2018

9/26/2018
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1 – 6 PM U-M Innovation Partnerships will host its annual Celebrate Invention event at the Michigan League Ballroom, brief remarks at 3:45 pm with special guests: Kelly Sexton, AVP for Research and Innovative Partnerships Jack Hu, Vice President for Research Andrei Iancu, USPTO Director Mingyan Liu,...

U-M Innovation Partnerships Reports Record Number of New Inventions

10/19/2017
University of Michigan researchers reported 444 new inventions in fiscal year 2017 — up from last year’s 428 — and the fifth straight year of more than 400 inventions from U-M faculty. U-M Innovation Partnerships also had a record 172 U.S. patents issued in FY ’17, up from 135 in...
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