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U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

U of M wastewater treatment pilot promises to turn scum into profit

CFANS researchers are converting scum into high-quality biodiesel. 

U of M helps startup Resynergi create energy from plastic waste and biomass

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California company Resynergi draws on U of M expertise to develop tech that converts plastic and biomass into energy. 

U study finds recognition technology a step closer to use in courtroom

A man wearing a device on his head with wires leading to it

Jurors could soon appropriately integrate brain-based memory reading evidence in evaluation of criminal defendants.

Summit Medical gains FDA clearance on U of M-developed jaw fracture device

The U of M and Summit Medical announced that a new, non-invasive device to support jaw fractures is approved by the FDA.

U of M startup enVerde LLC to commercialize new waste-to-energy technology

A forest of coniferous trees.

Startup company enVerde signed an agreement with the U to develop a technology that converts organic waste into syngas.

3D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots the sense of touch

finger sensors

Discovery could lead to electronics printed on real human skin.

New thin transparent film could improve electronics and solar cells

transparent electrionics

Conductivity is highest-ever for thin film oxide semiconductor material

Two U of M startups named among national “Best University Startups 2017”

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U startups are among the most promising in the U.S., according to the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer.

Humphrey School Launches CIVIOS, an online collection for sharing research

Civios

Collection features short, engaging and easy to understand materials including podcasts and videos.

New technology rewarms large-scale tissues preserved at low temperatures

Bischof and team

Groundbreaking discovery  is major step forward in increased availability of organs and tissues for transplantation.

U of M Libraries receives $1.5 million gift from the Wallin Foundation

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Funding will be used to create the Maxine Houghton Wallin Special Collections Research Center.

 

“Perfect” soap molecule from renewable sources wins top Dow SISCA prize

Students

Award recognizes students and universities for innovative research that encourages & promotes sustainable solutions

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