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

Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 10:20am
The 2018 Innovation Celebration highlights ground-breaking technology from MSU labs and startup companies from across Michigan State University’s campus. Advanced materials, internet of things and new therapies for fighting antibiotics-resistant bacteria and many more fascinating technologies are showcased, along with new startup companies.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Thirteen research technologies demonstrating commercial potential in the advancement of the AgBio industry were awarded a total of over $715,000 in funding from Michigan State University’s (MSU) AgBio Michigan Translation Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) statewide Innovation Hub to continue their path toward the comm
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 3:54pm
The Association of University Technology Managers, (AUTM), an international non-profit whose 3,200 members support academic research globally, shepherding innovations from the lab to the marketplace, selected Richard Chylla, PhD, CLP, RTTP, Executive Director of MSU Technologies to be the AUTM Chair-Elect, beginning his term as Chair in February 2019.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:39am
Administered by Michigan State University and the Michigan Strategic Fund, through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the ADVANCE Grant Proof of Concept Fund provides an incentive for faculty with early stage technologies at Mic
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 1:44pm
MSU startup Switched Source LLC took home $10,000 after winning the nationwide Pitch and Play Venture Challenge at the Association of University Technology Managers’ (AUTM) 2018 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:00am
We're proud to celebrate innovative research and ingenuity at Michigan State University. Truly a modern example of the land grant promise, these innovators work to translate their ideas into real-world solutions. All Principal Investigators (and their teams) who submitted an invention disclosure in the last quarter of 2017 are listed below. 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:46pm
It only makes sense that student entrepreneurs interested in food and agriculture would thrive at Michigan State University. As a Land Grant Institution with agricultural roots, it’s in our institution’s very DNA — MSU has been graduating food entrepreneurs since 1855. Recently, however, student momentum around food-based startups has increased in delightful ways.
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 10:08am
There is a critical need to modernize the way electricity is generated and delivered from suppliers to customers. The current system is highly vulnerable to disruptions from equipment failure, natural