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GatherBoard Launches App with help of UM Computer Science Students

GatherBoard has launched an app for their online event calendar platform, which includes the flagship site and 40 more calendars across the country, plus Canada and Mexico.

U-M To Invest Up To $20 Million In Four UM Startups

“The university’s commitment to supporting the success of its startup companies ensures that research discoveries created on campus have the opportunity be brought to the market as new products that will improve our quality of...

Catalyzing economic growth in the Heartland starts with research universities

“Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.”Thomas Edison

University Economic Development Association membership selects 2018 leading best practices in university-based economic development

Finalists in Awards of Excellence Program Exemplify the Top Higher Education-Led Initiatives in Regional Economic Transformation

A Great Example of A Professor’s Involvement With A Startup Community

I decided to reblog it because I think it does a great job of highlighting some of the specific things that a professor like BradB can do to impact the startup community from a role...

University develops plan to spur state economic innovation

Initiative outlines plan to encourage economic growth, entrepreneurship, industry engagement

MSU tech park vies for federal research facilities, would mean 600 jobs to Bozeman

The Montana State University Innovation Campus hopes to sell the Trump administration on Bozeman as a base for the nation’s Economic Research Service and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture.

For College Towns, Having a World-Famous University Is a Mixed Blessing

The university has reshaped a city where the Ivy League campus once felt like a world of its own, separate from the factory town where thousands of workers assembled bolt-action rifles.

University of Arizona breaks commercialization records again with 16 new startups.

The 16 startups — new companies based on intellectual property generated from UA research — that formed this past year to bring UA inventions to the public include:

The Office of Technology Commercialization promotes and translates innovations at UAH

"I think we provide a service that is becoming more important to research-intensive academic institutions such as UAH."

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