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.
Ann Arbor SPARK
SPARK supports high tech and innovative business, jobs and investment in the greater Ann Arbor region, including a full range of entrepreneurial support services.
Aspiring to Impact
Aspiring 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.
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.
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.
Michigan Venture Capital Association
The Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) is a nonprofit trade organization to increase the amount of capital and talent available to venture and angel investors for the funding of Michigan’s most innovative entrepreneurs.
MTRAC Innovation Hub for Life Sciences
The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization for Life Sciences Innovation Hub is a statewide program supporting translational research projects in life sciences with high commercial potential, with the ultimate goal of positively impacting human health.
MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Applied Materials
Supporting collaborative translational research projects led by teams of researchers and business advisors to advance materials-based technologies that address poorly met market needs into commercial development.
MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Transportation
MTRAC Transportation funds research applications in advanced transportation materials, robotics and autonomy, sensors, electric vehicle drivetrain, propulsion, software, controls, data, and advanced manufacturing processes
MTRAC Innovation Hub for AgBio
Statewide commercialization program with in-depth domain expertise in AgBio research related to food, fuel & fiber, either as inputs or outputs. This includes bio-derived/bio-based materials, natural resources and animal health.