The MSU Innovation Center is the hub for University/Corporate partnerships at Michigan State University. We bring cutting-edge ideas to the marketplace by leveraging MSU’s intellectual property through corporate-sponsored research, licensing MSU technologies for commercial use at existing companies, and starting new companies based on the innovations that occur across MSU’s campus every day. In addition, […]
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 […]
The Dow Entrepreneurship Institute stimulates the creation of new business ventures, serves as a resource for business innovation research activities and promotes experiential opportunities for entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs.
CMURC is a leader in advancing economic development in the Great Lakes Bay Region by leveraging the resources of Central Michigan University, the Mt. Pleasant SmartZone and its local, regional and State-wide partners to accelerate the success of entrepreneurs, growing businesses and jobs.
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 […]
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.
To benefit patients and investors alike BioStar unites leading medical minds and financial experts to identify promising and necessary technologies that BioStar funds, steers through development, and helps bring to market. BioStar’s unique Medical Venture Partner (MVP) model maximizes fund performance through unparalleled relationships with renowned physicians who are investors and partners in the fund’s […]
Beringea is a transatlantic venture capital investor that seeks to create lasting success for rapidly scaling entrepreneurial companies. We invest across a wide range of sectors, including healthcare, technology, media, consumer goods and business services. With offices in Detroit and London (UK), we provide patient capital and a global footprint to back founders throughout their […]