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MSU Innovation Center welcomes new project grant manager

MSU alumna Audrey Sebolt recently joined the MSUT Agreement Team and assists the team with processing numerous data use, material transfer and confidentiality agreements for the tech transfer arm of the Innovation Center. “As a researcher and grant project manager, I interacted with Michigan State University and served faculty from institutions across the globe for more than … Continued


Veteran technology transfer leader takes on elevated role with MSU Innovation Center

MEDIA CONTACT: Tracy Henion, ander1ta@msu.edu Anne Di Sante recently was appointed to the role of Executive Director of MSU Technologies, the tech transfer and commercialization arm of the MSU Innovation Center. Di Sante served as the unit’s associate director for the past decade, specializing in licensing and commercialization operations and programs. Di Sante and a … Continued


MSU Innovation Center welcomes new tech manager

Julia Miller has recently joined the MSU Innovation Center’s team of technology managers. Specializing in the ag bio tech sector, Miller works with researchers in agriculture, natural resources and natural science to evaluate, protect and commercialize technologies. After completing an undergraduate degree at Michigan State University along with a Ph.D. at Cornell University, Miller first … Continued


MTRAC AgBio Innovation Hub announces awards

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio recently announced its spring 2022 translational research awards with key funding and support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). The AgBio Innovation Hub focuses on the development and commercialization of technologies impacting the food, agriculture and industrial life science industries, as well as … Continued


New scholarship supports graduate-level research

MEDIA CONTACT: Tracy Henion, ander1ta@msu.edu Two Michigan State University graduate students recently won the inaugural awards from the NEOGEN Land Grant Prize in a competitive selection process. Each student was awarded $30,000 to advance their research projects: one focusing on drug discovery and the other on the economics of climate change. This award — administered … Continued


Spin e-scooters generate heavy use in 2021

Michigan State University launched a new exclusive partnership earlier this spring bringing hundreds of e-scooters to campus with Spin, a San Francisco-based micromobility unit of Ford Motor Co. The partnership is a continuation of the university’s effort to use the campus as a testbed to drive the future of human-centric mobility solutions.   More than 600 scooters are now on campus, and … Continued


‘Talking Tech Transfer’ with Rich Chylla

MSU Technologies’ Executive Director Richard Chylla was recently featured on a “Talking Tech Transfer” podcast discussing the state of global tech transfer. The podcast features current tech transfer trends and experiences within the industry. While on the podcast, Chylla spoke on the success of MSU Technologies. MSU oversees inventions derived from about $700 million in research expenditures. … Continued


MSU entrepreneur brings anti-vaping product to market

MEDIA CONTACT: Tracy Henion, ander1ta@msu.edu MSU student Brendan Wang set his entrepreneurial path with one goal in mind: to help people live healthier lives. Wang, a senior in MSU’s Eli Broad College of Business, not only created a solution to help end to the nation’s vaping epidemic, but his product has officially hit the marketplace. … Continued


2021 Innovation Challenge supports diverse ideas to advance research

MEDIA CONTACT: Tracy Henion Communications Director, MSU Innovation Center ander1ta@msu.edu The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) AgBio Innovation Hub at Michigan State University has announced the award recipients of its 2021 AgBio Innovation Challenge. The 2021 AgBio Innovation Challenge, a statewide competition to stimulate technology and innovation in AgBio across the state, attracted both … Continued


Power generation you can see through

This article has been reposted from MSUToday. Building greener vehicles with help from plants Spartan engineers and Ford Motor Co. are creating new polymers and composites for the automotive industry using sustainable materials from nature As a building material, bamboo is pretty amazing. Even though it’s technically a grass, bamboo’s reeds can be tougher than … Continued


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