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U of M Venture Center launches record 18 startup companies in FY17

Electronics

The U of M launched a record 18 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by researchers.

Researchers to develop mobile sensor technology, improve job performance

Workplace productivity tech

Mobile sensors for workplace productivity? Activity trackers for meetings? U of M faculty are making it possible.

U of M’s College of Continuing Education Launches a Coding Boot Camp

Electronics

Course will train students to become professional web developers. 

Two lives, one chance

Three-month-old Paisleigh (l) and Paislyn Martinez before their separation surgery, joined from breastbone to bellybutton.

U of M medical professionals work together to separate—and save—conjoined twin girls.

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

Image of a creek

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”

Network

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

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