The Innovation Center is Michigan State University’s hub for creating partnerships that develop economic value from the research and creativity happening across our campus every day. We are dedicated to helping faculty and students translate their discoveries and knowledge into products and services that make life better.
MSU Innovation Center
Our corporate engagement team works to create connections between MSU researchers and corporations to establish productive collaborations that advance the mission of both parties.
Tech Transfer & Commercialization
Our commercialization team works with faculty to facilitate the public use of technologies and copyrightable materials developed by MSU faculty and staff. We help develop and translate innovations from the lab to the marketplace.
Startups & Entrepreneurship
Our entrepreneurship team works with faculty and students to create investment-ready businesses through support that helps develop their ideas, create business plans and launch new startups.
PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MSU FOUNDATION
The MSU Foundation helps bridge the gap between ideas and successful companies with a venture creation process built on programming, investment, spaces and our community.
Prominent cancer researcher joins MSU to lead biochemistry and molecular biology department, establish Center for Cancer Health Equity Research
Meet Our Corporate Engagement Team
The Corporate Engagement Team works to create collaborations between university and corporate research teams. These collaborations work to advance research and bring MSU innovations closer to the world where they will have direct impact.