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Q1 2020 Newsletter


Retool, revive: U-M helps defense manufacturers pivot

By Greta Guest, U-M News Service Original posting: https://news.umich.edu/retool-revive-u-m-helps-defense-manufacturers-pivot/ ANN ARBOR—As defense contractors throughout the Midwest lost work because of federal budget cuts, many were at a loss about what to do next,

Engineering and Business are not Mutually Exclusive

Blog post by Alexander Samra, Center for Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs Leadership Program Interning at the University of Michigan Economic Growth Institute, First Customer Program My name is Alexander Samra, AERO ‘21 and aspiring entrepreneur. My

Ditch the startup. Intern at a growth institute.

Blog post by ELP Student Hayley Vassallo (Business Administration | Class of 2021) Interning at the University of Michigan Economic Growth Institute Instead of working directly for a startup, I am helping the Economic

U-M funding helps precision dentistry startup GreenMark Biomedical make its mark

Cavities are the great unifier. According to a comprehensive study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 90% of adults in the U.S. have or have had a cavity, while 1 in 4 has untreated cavities.

U-M study explores lab-to-market successes at research universities

Universities and federal laboratories are the cornerstones of American innovation, developing new products that address important societal issues and drive economic growth. The University of Michigan, with support from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s

Institute launches “Re-imagining companies” class in collaboration with Center for Entrepreneurship

Former research associate Nour Arafat discusses her experience in product development with class. The Economic Growth Institute launched its first course this semester teaching students the fundamentals of how to evaluate a company and