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MSU Solar Racing Team Shines Light on Innovation in Mobility

It is no secret the automotive industry is at a transformational crossroads. Many companies are working toward transitioning from the internal combustion engine to electrification and sustainable mobility. Helping to lead that transformation are the 75 students in the driver’s seat of the MSU Solar Racing Team, a student-run organization that designs, builds, and races … Continued



Michigan Wheat Month

MI Wheat Month  In July 2022, Governor Gretchen Whitmer proclaimed July as Wheat Month in Michigan in recognition of the importance of the wheat crop to Michigan’s economy. Annually, 40 million bushels of wheat are grown on more than 500,000 acres of Michigan farmland representing $281 million in economic impact for the state.     Dr. Eric Olson, the … Continued


Current MSU students, Matthew Rogien and Logan Nash, Developing Advanced Wearable Pepper Spray

Current MSU students Matthew Rogien and Logan Nash are developing a technologically- advanced, wearable pepper spray called My Triple 4s (444). Working with the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s MSU Hatch, Matt and Logan conducted more than 150 surveys, asking for opinions on self-defense technology. “People are currently carrying around the classic bulky, ugly … Continued


MSU’s Chengcheng Fang Named a Global Leading Innovator Under 35

Michigan State University’s Chengcheng Fang has been named a 2022 Innovator Under 35 by the science and technology magazine MIT Technology Review. The magazine selected Fang for its list of “outstanding innovators who are younger than 35” because of her research’s potential to make batteries for electric vehicles run safer and last longer. In theory, … Continued


Kristen Cetin Audio Interview

Director of MSU Industrial Assessment Center, Kristen Cetin, discusses “Getting Green” and how we can better involve students with hands on experience with energy and manufacturing related fields. Click here to hear more.


Michigan State welcomes the arrival of world-leading cyclotron technology

Michigan State University and global theranostics, health care technology innovator Bold Advanced Medical Future, or BAMF, Health have, today, announced the delivery of two advanced GE PETtrace 890 cyclotrons at the Doug Meijer Medical Innovation Building. Located at the base of the Medical Mile in the downtown Grand Rapids Innovation Park, the arrival classifies the … Continued


Intern Highlight: Breanna Berry

Breanna Berry works with the communications team at the Innovation Center as a student intern. Berry’s focus is mainly on videography and social media. Berry’s time at the Innovation Center has allowed her to further develop her skillset in the profession. She often works to create video content that will be used on the Innovation … Continued


Intern Highlight: Raven Lapaix

Raven Lapaix is a student intern for the MSU Innovation Center. She works with the communications team and is currently working on a new social media campaigns and Website development to help revamp the Innovation Center. “As a new communications intern I have mainly focused on social media presence and how it can be better,” … Continued


Ask the Expert: How to make our roads safer

“Ask the Expert” articles provide information and insights from MSU scientists, researchers, and scholars about national and global issues, complex research, and general-interest subjects based on their areas of academic expertise and study. They may feature historical information, background, and research findings or offer tips. Michigan State University’s Peter Savolainen is always thinking about how to … Continued


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