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University of Michigan Innovation Partnerships


Impact Newsletter – May 2024

Summer has arrived in Ann Arbor and with it, our May Impact Newsletter, bringing you exciting news from across the University of Michigan’s innovation ecosystem.

Impact Newsletter – April 2024

Spring has arrived in Ann Arbor, and I am pleased to bring you our April Impact Newsletter.

Impact Newsletter – March 2024

March has brought a flurry of excitement and innovation to our ecosystem, and our newsletter is here to provide you with an overview of the latest projects, news, and opportunities for engagement.

Impact Newsletter – February 2024

2024 is in full swing, and our February newsletter provides many updates about exciting projects, new startup companies, events and funding opportunities throughout our innovation ecosystem. This buzz and activity is a reflection of the drive and creativity of the U-M community of innovators, and it is our honor to continue to find new ways to support their efforts to see their research discoveries have a positive societal impact at scale.

Impact Newsletter – January 2024

I am delighted to share our inaugural newsletter of 2024, bringing you noteworthy developments that set the stage for a highly productive year ahead.

Holiday Newsletter – December 2023

I’m pleased to share with you our final newsletter for 2023, along with stories and reflections to cap off our record-breaking year. As I look forward to the holidays and the new year, I want to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to our partners—the inventors, entrepreneurs, investors and companies—that have collaborated with our team to move innovations into the world for the public good.

Impact Newsletter – September 2023

Fall is in full swing at the University of Michigan, and I am pleased to share some exciting updates. Just two weeks ago, we had the pleasure of hosting Celebrate Invention, our signature event honoring our university’s inventors and the growing impact of their innovations. University of Michigan President Santa J. Ono joined us to celebrate the success of our faculty innovators, using the occasion to share that U-M research generated a record 580 new invention reports and launched 25 startup companies during Fiscal Year 2023.

Impact Newsletter – July 2023

Summer is here, and the University of Michigan's research enterprise continues to buzz with new innovations and opportunities for impact. As you will see in this newsletter, the Innovation Partnerships team has been busy connecting with investors, entrepreneurs and companies, forging new partnerships to help bring the benefits of U-M research discoveries to the world.

Impact Newsletter – May 2023

I hope that your summer is off to a great start. Warmer weather is bringing an increased pace of activity and a heightened sense of potential and collaboration throughout our ecosystem. This newsletter shares updates on a number of exciting projects and events happening throughout our innovation ecosystem.

Impact Newsletter – February 2023

Our February newsletter highlights the ongoing impact of the Technology Transfer Talent Network (T3N). T3N is a long-running collaboration between universities across Michigan and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, focused on building statewide capacity for research commercialization. This award-winning program is a major contributor to our region’s success at launching university startup companies with high-growth potential.

Impact Newsletter – January 2023

Innovation Partnerships is welcoming 2023 with enthusiastic optimism. 2022 concluded with a number of successes, including the return of Celebrate Invention as an in-person event. It was a joy to be able to reconnect in person with our faculty inventors and entrepreneurial ecosystem partners to celebrate all that we have accomplished together. This newsletter shares a few of the highlights from that memorable day as well as other stories from the U-M innovation ecosystem.

Impact Newsletter – March 2022

​​I recently attended the first in-person meeting of technology commercialization professionals since 2019 at the AUTM annual conference. It was wonderful to reconnect with peers and colleagues from around the country, and energizing to bring new ideas about how we can supercharge our efforts to ensure that every U-M research...
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