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Find the most recent news releases and stories about the MSU Innovation Center below. For media inquiries, please contact Tracy Henion.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:29pm
The Conquer Accelerator program at Michigan State University announces today that Travis Stoliker is joining its team as entrepreneur-in-residence. Stoliker, a successful Lansing-area entrepreneur, angel investor and co-owner of Saddleback Barbeque, will provide startup teams with mentorship, support and a fresh perspective.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 4:42pm
The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Program (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio at Michigan State University selected eleven awardees for grants focusing on key activities required to move technologies out of the lab and into marketable products or services.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 3:35pm
Conquer Accelerator is a 10-week, intensive startup accelerator program made possible through partnerships with the Michigan State University Foundation, Spartan Innovations, the MSU Innovation Center, and the Michigan State University Federal Credit Union.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 1:14pm
Applications for the fifth annual GreenLight Business Model Competition (GBMC) are open for the statewide startup pitch contest. GBMC is an early-stage pitch competition bringing together entrepreneurs and small business supporters from all over Michigan.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 4:47pm
Michigan State University professor Dr. James Hancock has developed the first day-neutral strawberry cultivars released outside of California in over 30 years. Dr.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 5:56pm
Proposals for 2017 Starter Awards are due to the Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio on December 9th, 2016.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 4:20pm
RecoveryPark Farms is a Detroit agriculture enterprise providing fresh, local specialty produce to quality area restaurants, using novel lighting technology to support sustainable year-round growing.  This lighting technology is the product of an ongoing partnership with RecoveryPark Farms, Michigan State University and the Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN), combining expertise  from
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 6:28pm
The Michigan State University Foundation (MSUF) announced today the formation of its new, $5M venture investing subsidiary, Red Cedar Ventures. Its newest program features both a pre-seed fund and an opportunity fund focused on helping Michigan State University-based startups and technologies overcome critical funding gaps, accelerate growth, and provide follow-on, growth-stage capital.