Innovation Partnerships, a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Research, serves as the primary gateway for researchers seeking to increase the impact of their work. We provide this service to U-M faculty by connecting with the private sector through corporate-sponsored research collaborations, licensing discussions, or connections with entrepreneurs and investors to support […]
Renaissance Venture Capital (RVC) is an innovative venture capital fund-of-funds formed by some of Michigan’s most important organizations to profitably invest in the growth of ground breaking Michigan technologies and companies. RVCF provides capital that increases entrepreneurial activity and creates a strategic connection between innovative young companies and Michigan’s strong business and industrial base, providing […]
MTEC is a Michigan SmartZone supporting the commercialization of technology companies emerging from Michigan Technological University and the Houghton/Hancock area to build a prosperous regional economy.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business development, talent and jobs, tourism, film and digital media, arts and cultural grants, and overall economic growth. The MEDC offers a number of business assistance services and capital programs for business attraction and acceleration, talent enhancement, and urban and […]