Accelerate Blue Fund
The Accelerate Blue Fund (ABF) is an early stage venture fund that exclusively invests in University of Michigan (U-M) licensed startups.
Center for Entrepreneurship
No matter your passion, interests, previous entrepreneurial experiences or ambitions, the Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) has specialized opportunities that will expose you to new ways of thinking and support your unique goals.
A guide describing the journey from initial idea to commercial impact including a framework that will help you navigate the complex world of inventions, ideas, commercialization, licensing, and more.
Conflict of Interest Policy
University conflict of interest policy as outlined in the Standard Practice Guide (SPG) must comply with state and federal external requirements. In addition, the university provides operational policies to guide employees in disclosing outside activities, relationships, or interests and managing identified conflicts of interest and commitment.
This policy promotes the University of Michigan’s scholarly, academic, and service missions by establishing a framework for who holds copyright at the University.
The 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.
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
The entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University of Michigan helps turn ideas into action by supporting, connecting, and providing opportunities between students, faculty, and staff.
Frankel Innovation Initiative
The Frankel Innovation Initiative is a $20 million fund supporting the research and development of life-saving therapies at Michigan Medicine.
Great Lakes Discovery
Great Lakes Discovery, a venture launched by Deerfield Management Company, will invest up to $130M over the next decade in biomedical research at U-M with the aim of developing potentially life-saving drugs and disease treatments.
Material Transfer Agreement – Outgoing
Outgoing 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
Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund
The Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (MBVF) invests in biomedical startup companies with U-M licensed IP in the domain of therapeutics, devices, diagnostics, or health IT.