Tag: Corporate Engagement - MSU Innovation Center

Commercializing clean waste to energy technology

A new eco-friendly energy source could stem from the food wrappers we throw away daily. Ezra Bar-Ziv, a professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan Technological University (MTU), was awarded two Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) grants from MTRAC Innovation Hub for AgBio at Michigan State University for his energy technologies. MTRAC grants are awarded … Continued


Harnessing the power of herbicides

Weeds have been the bane of farmers’ existence since the first agricultural seeds took root.

Throughout history, countless strategies have been deployed to keep these unwelcome invaders from edging out valuable crops. Perhaps the most powerful weapons have been herbicides.


New partnership empowers MSU women in engineering

In a move to strengthen the journey among female engineering students, Toyota has partnered with Michigan State University on a mentorship program that builds upon its already strong ties to MSU’s Society of Women Engineers. Toyota has a long history of supporting K-12 mentorship and STEM programs, but this is the first of its kind at the … Continued



Collaboration leads to promising next steps for cancer research

A cancer research company co-founded by an MSU professor has been acquired by the New York biotechnology firm Lodo Therapeutics Corp. in a move that holds the potential for the development of innovative drugs that treat cancerous tumors. The acquisition of Hibiskus BioPharma was announced Sept. 3. Co-founded by André Bachmann of Michigan State University … Continued


MSU secures IP License agreement with Great Lakes Crystal Technologies

Media Contact: Tracy Henion, ander1ta@msu.edu, 517-899-8130 Michigan State University has entered into a license agreement with Great Lakes Crystal Technologies (GLCT), a high-tech startup in Michigan’s capital region. The license agreement covers a portfolio of issued and pending patents invented by MSU scientists and engineers in collaboration with their scientific colleagues at the MSU-located Fraunhofer USA Center … Continued


MSU Continues Coursera Outreach

Throughout 2018-2019, professors at Michigan State University continued to extend their knowledge online, reaching thousands through Coursera, an online database of courses and specializations taught by accredited university professors around the world. Through Coursera, professors upload course material in the form of videos, quizzes and projects. Students sign up for the classes and receive a … Continued


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