The Business Engagement Center (BEC) works to strengthen U-M’s ties to business and the community, providing a visible hub for business and community partners to engage with the university. Contact: Nick Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org, 877.647.1000.
U-M Tech Transfer manages the transfer of U-M technology to the marketplace, helps launch new businesses, and cultivates entrepreneurial talent. Contact: Mark Maynard, email@example.com, 734.763.0614.
With expertise in both the academic and corporate realms, the UMMS Business Development team connects Medical School faculty with new collaborators and pursues novel channels within existing relationships. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Medical Innovation Center helps accelerate the transformation of promising medical technologies into commercial products. MIC operates a state-of-the-art prototyping lab and provides fellowships to interdisciplinary teams focused on innovation. Contact: UM-MIC@med.umich.edu, 734.998.6994.
The Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Ross School of Business drives program initiatives and hosts conferences and symposia to educate the next generation of entrepreneurs. Contact: Mary Nickson, email@example.com, 734.615.4424.
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Engineering assists students, faculty, and staff in their pursuit of entrepreneurial ventures and helps connect inventors and venture capitalists. Contact: Amy Klinke, firstname.lastname@example.org, 734.647.7071.
The University Research Corridor (URC) is an alliance of Michigan’s three leading research institutions – Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University to accelerate economic development. Contact: Jeff Mason, email@example.com, 517.290.8321.
The Life Sciences Institute Innovation Partnership The Life Sciences Institute Innovation Partnership helps researchers translate lab-bench discoveries to the bedside to help treat neurodegenerative disease, diabetes, bacterial infection, and cancer. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 734.763.1200.
The Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy, or IRLEE, focuses on research, interventions and services that address economic and community development issues. IRLEE programs support innovation and growth on the company, community, state, and regional level. Contact: Marian Krzyzowski, email@example.com, 734.998.6236.