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June 01 U-M Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

Located within the Ross School of Business, the globally recognized Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies provides the curriculum, program initiatives, community involvement, and alumni outreach activities that deliver exclusive resources for entrepreneurs at the University of Michigan. The Institute and its Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance bring […]

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May 22 Centrepolis Accelerator (Southfield SmartZone)

Formerly known as the LTU Collaboratory, Centrepolis Accelerator is a hands-on, regional resource center at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield fostering business growth and economic vitality. They assist entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and second stage start-ups in growing and launching their ideas through education, resources, networking, mentoring and connection to funding sources, all in our state-of-the-art collaborative […]

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May 18 WMU Biosciences Research and Commercialization Center (BRCC)

WMU Biosciences Research & Commercialization Center (BRCC) is based at West Michigan University and established in 2003 with a special $10 million appropriation from the Michigan Legislature as a nonprofit investor, designed to provide seed funding to early-stage companies focused on the life science sector. BRCC considers a wide range of life science technologies across […]

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May 18 WSU Technology Commercialization

Wayne State University Technology Commercialization (TC) is responsible for the identification, protection, marketing and licensing of intellectual property (e.g., patents, unique biological or other materials, and certain copyrights) developed by WSU faculty, staff, and students. The TC office promotes an entrepreneurial culture and supports startup ventures and regional economic development. TC also negotiates Material Transfer […]

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May 18 U-M Center for Entrepreneurship

The mission of the Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) is to inspire and transform the University of Michigan community into entrepreneurial thinkers and doers. The CFE provides active learning experiences to all students and faculty at the university through classes and programs that are designed to teach the skills needed to translate high-potential projects and ideas […]

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May 18 Innovation Partnerships

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 […]

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May 18 SVSU Dow Entrepreneurship Institute

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.

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May 18 MSU Innovation Center & Business Connect

Michigan State University (MSU) Innovation Center creates economic value for Michigan from MSU’s intellectual assets through partnering with Michigan companies in R&D, capturing MSU innovations and licensing them for commercial use at existing companies, and starting new companies based on MSU intellectual property and/or MSU student innovations. MSU Innovation Center is a hub for faculty […]

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