The MSU 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
Translating technology: MTRAC-funded projects on display at Great Lakes EXPO
Meet Our Business Connect Contracts Team
The Business Connect Contracts Team reviews, negotiates and drafts contracts with for-profit companies sponsoring research, clinical trials and fee for service activity at MSU. The team is involved in the contracting process from beginning to end to ensure both parties are satisfied with the outcome and to ensure consistency with MSU policies. The team works …