Celebrate Invention 2016

On Tuesday, October 4th, U-M Tech Transfer will host its annual Celebrate Invention event at the Michigan League Ballroom from 3 – 6 pm. Brief remarks at 4:45 pm.

Members of our business, venture, university and local communities will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of U-M innovators, who reported 428 new inventions in FY16.

The reception will highlight several technologies to illustrate the breadth of our U-M discoveries and encourage direct discussions with our inventors and entrepreneurs. Special guests include University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel, Dean of the Ross School of Business Scott DeRue, and Vice President for Research Jack Hu.

Join us for appetizers, refreshments, networking, and lively conversation on the subject of innovation at the University of Michigan.



Technology Kiosks at Celebrate Invention 2016

Genomenon’s genome interpretation software is used for clinical diagnostics and academic research in cancer and genetic diseases, eliminating the DNA analysis bottleneck with automated tools for comprehensive, up-to-date, evidence-based analysis.

Inventors: Mark Kiel, Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson, Megan Lim

CubeWorks’ core technology is a millimeter-scale modular sensing platform that can be readily modified to befit a variety of wireless sensing applications requiring very small form factor and ultra-low energy consumption.

Inventors: David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, David Wentzloff, Prabal Dutta, Yoonmyung Lee, ZhiYoong Foo, Gyouho Kim, Yejoong Kim, Pat Pannuto

PRIORI uses mobile technology to record and securely transfer speaker audio captured from a mobile device (smartphone) and analyze acoustic features to identify elements associated with and predictive of mood states and impending changes.

Inventors: Melvin G. McInnis, Emily Mower Provost, Zahi Karam, Satinder B. Singh

Arborsense’s product is a wearable graphene based nanoelectronic vapor sensor which collects and transmits sweat alcohol readings continuously and in real-time to a mobile platform.

Inventors: Girish Kulkarni, Xudong Fan, Zhaohui Zhong

The Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface (RPNI) uses small muscle grafts to easily and sustainably communicate with the nervous system in order to allow the intuitive and dexterous control of prosthetic and assistive devices.

Inventors: Paul Cederna, Cynthia Chestek, Melanie Urbanchek, Stephen Kemp, Zachary Irwin

Brio is developing a series of INTuitive, INTelligent INTubation airway devices for the OR, ICU, ER and EMS. The INT NavigatorTM articulating stylet will be launched in early 2017, followed by stylets with functional lumens, video cameras, and guidance software.

Inventors: Laura McCormick, Sabina Siddiqui, Douglas Mullen, Michael Deininger