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
Startup Success: Great Lakes Crystal Technologies
MEET OUR TALENTED TEAMS
Meet Our Investment Team
The investment team mentors entrepreneurs and provides early stage support and funding to startups emanating from Michigan State University as well as the wider Michigan ecosystem. Each member of the team brings a unique set of skills, which allows them to make decisions to best help entrepreneurs. “We accentuate the talents of each other and … Continued