U-M Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Tech Transfer is committed to promoting and creating an environment that helps start, establish and grow technology ventures. We place U-M technology in classes, work with student-initiated ventures and offer internships to learn about technology commercialization hands on though our TechStart program
Entrepreneurial Centers on Campus
- Zell-Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business (ZLI)
The Zell-Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and its Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance bring together a potent mix of knowledge, experience and opportunities from the front lines of entrepreneurship and alternative investments. The student learning experience is further enhanced through internships, entrepreneurial clubs and organization and events that serve to provide viable networks and engage the business community. The School's two student-led investment funds, with over $3M in management, immerse students in the business assessment and investment process.
- Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Engineering (CFE)
The Center for Entrepreneurship is a an organization that empowers students to pursue entrepreneurial objectives.
- Medical Innovation Center (MIC)
The University of Michigan Medical Innovation Center trains medical innovators who are equipped to differentiate themselves in the healthcare industry and academia to accelerate the transformation of promising discoveries into commercially viable products for the benefit of the institution, community, and society. The center offers an intensive multidisciplinary fellowship program, set apart by the vibrant environment created by the breadth and depth of expertise, resources, and collaborations across the University of Michigan campus.
A summer program of the Tech Transfer office, TechStart provides internships to graduate students from various programs including Business, Engineering, Medicine, Law, and Information Technologies. Approximately one dozen students spend the summer working full-time in small, multi-disciplinary teams on UM technology transfer projects, with input from the Business Formation team, licensing specialists, faculty inventors and industry mentors. TechStart has its own office space and has committed funding from U-M Tech Transfer, the Business School's Zell-Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
U-M Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Map
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