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, February 19, 2018 - 12:00am
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
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 1:56pm
Corette, MSU's new line of cherry rootstock, lends both dwarfing and precociousness habits to scions, resulting in significantly shorter trees that flower and bear fruit years earlier than other varieties. Both qualities provide significant benefit to growers, resulting in trees that are easy to harvest and fruit faster.
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 9:56am
A $1.3 million partnership between Michigan State University and Kemin Industries will expand research designed to enhance micronutrients, specifically tocopherols, found in the petals of marigold flowers.
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:52pm
By Su Jun Lim-Higbie, technology manager at MSU Technologies
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:27am
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 Michigan public universities to engage with their university’s technology transfer office to advance their technologies toward commercialization.
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 12:00am
The James Ian Gray Scholarship in Entrepreneurial Studies is given to one innovative student each year, based on their contributions to the entrepreneurship at MSU. The fund supports current MSU students studying entrepreneurship and experiencing the risks that accompany starting a company.