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.
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Meet Our Startup Support Team
The Startup Support team helps MSU faculty turn their technology innovations into startup companies. The Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (EIRs) and Mentors-In-Residence (MIRs) are available to provide support, mentorship and resources to faculty looking to turn their research into a viable company. “We are here to help accelerate technologies from concept to market and create the companies of … Continued