Category: News - MSU Innovation Center

MSU leader takes on new role to advance corporate relations

One of Michigan State University’s leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation is now helping lead efforts to support a network of U.S. and international corporate relations professionals in academia, industry and government. Charles Hasemann was recently named co-president of NACRO (formerly known as the Network of Academic Corporate Relations Officers). Along with fellow co-president Barry Dickerson … Continued


2021 Ian Gray Scholarship recipient taps into global digital currency trend

Bitcoin, Ether and Ravencoin. As cryptocurrency sweeps the nation, MSU senior Ethan Hopp wanted to create something that makes the process a little easier to navigate. And with the help of the Ian Gray Scholarship, Hopp’s creation is picking up pace. Hopp is creating a Bitcoin rig that allows users to go to class, game … Continued


MSU graduate creates an easy way for students to learn a new language

Learning a new language is not an easy task. That alone was enough to inspire Michigan State University alumnus Seth Killian to create a user-friendly platform that not only eases the learning process, but also accelerates the task. Lingco is an online language instruction platform for schools that instructors use to create, assign, and grade … Continued


Power generation you can see through

This article has been reposted from MSUToday. MSU and Ubiquitous Energy install transparent solar panels on campus The Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building on the campus of Michigan State University received a first-of-its-kind upgrade with the installation of transparent solar glass panels. The 100 square feet of transparent solar glass installed above the building’s entryway … Continued


Spartan irrigation management technology cuts costs, protects environment

MEDIA CONTACT: Tracy Henion Communications Director, MSU Innovation Center ander1ta@msu.edu More than 70 low-cost moisture monitoring systems are being installed across Midwestern farmland this year thanks to Michigan State University’s Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering Irrigation Research Group (BAE-Irrigation). The Low-Cost Monitoring System (LOCOMOS) includes hardware and software to help farmers make more informed decisions about … Continued


Staff Feature: Janelle’ Flores

Nearing 15 years of work at the MSU Innovation Center, Janelle’ Flores serves as the Human Resources administrator — handling the management and oversight of university systems and practices while helping the team stay informed. Originally, Flores was hired in 2007 as a temporary employee in the receptionist position for MSU Technologies — the tech … Continued


NEOGEN Land Grant Prize Applications Due September 16, 2021

New Graduate Research Funding Opportunity Overview The Office of Research and Innovation announces a new award program, the Neogen Land Grant Prize. Funded by a gift from former Provost and Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, Dr. John E. Cantlon, and his wife Carolyne Irene Cantlon, this endowed award program seeks to advance the … Continued


Let’s Build Safer Streets Together with Data

Building a transportation system where people can move safely is a top priority for nearly every city leader — whether someone is commuting to work or taking an e-scooter to meet a friend. According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), each year more than 35,000 fatalities occur as a result of motor vehicle crashes … Continued


MSU maintains longstanding issued patent ranking among universities worldwide

MEDIA CONTACT: Tracy Henion Communications Director, MSU Innovation Center ander1ta@msu.edu Michigan State University has been ranked among the top 100 patent-granting universities worldwide — positioning MSU again as a longtime leader in supporting the vital role patents play in advancing research and innovation. The 2020 report, recently released by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) … Continued


June 17, 2021: Appointment of vice president for research and innovation

Dear Colleagues, This week, I am recommending Doug Gage to the Board of Trustees as the next vice president for research and innovation. This is a three-year, fixed-term appointment and is pending the Board of Trustees’ approval at the meeting on Friday. During the third year of the term, I intend to initiate a search. … Continued


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