Our mission is to prepare our students for challenging and rewarding careers, advance the boundaries of scholarly and practitioner knowledge, and enhance the economic vitality of the city of Detroit, the state of Michigan and beyond through our programs, research and community engagement.
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 […]
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 […]
Walsh College provides a transformative business and technology education that combines theory, application, and professional experience to prepare graduates for successful careers. Walsh College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and recognized as a National Security Agency (NSA) Center for Excellence. Walsh College offers […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]