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Capstone projects connect industry and academics

Partnerships between universities and companies can foster powerful ideas. Capstone projects within the Michigan State University College of Engineering allow an opportunity for companies to collaborate and explore the talent Spartans have. The program also lays the foundation for relationships to grow between the companies and the MSU Mobility program and the MSU Innovation Center. … Continued


MSU Advertising Course and Tech Start-Up Opens Doors for University Collaboration

Friendship can lead to powerful ideas and collaborations. After years of business collaboration, Michael Watson, Chief Revenue Officer and EVP of Sales and Marketing at SOBRsafe, and MSU Instructor, Mitch Crank, are starting a new journey together with MSU students. Crank is one of the instructors for MSU’s advertising and public relations capstone course. In … Continued


Creating Jobs and Investment in Mobility

The country is at the cusp of another automotive revolution, and this time the state of Michigan and Michigan State University will be at its epicenter. So proclaimed Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II during a mobility roundtable discussion at MSU’s College of Engineering on April 20. Gilchrist joined MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., … Continued


MTRAC AgBio Innovation Hub announces awards

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio recently announced its spring 2022 translational research awards with key funding and support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). The AgBio Innovation Hub focuses on the development and commercialization of technologies impacting the food, agriculture and industrial life science industries, as well as … Continued


New scholarship supports graduate-level research

MEDIA CONTACT: Tracy Henion, ander1ta@msu.edu Two Michigan State University graduate students recently won the inaugural awards from the NEOGEN Land Grant Prize in a competitive selection process. Each student was awarded $30,000 to advance their research projects: one focusing on drug discovery and the other on the economics of climate change. This award — administered … Continued


Perrigo And Michigan State University Announce Partnership To Advance Consumer Self-Care Innovation

Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO), a leading provider of Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products, announced today a formal partnership with Michigan State University (MSU), connecting the university’s clinical and research expertise with Perrigo’s product innovation, manufacturing scale and retail partnerships to empower consumers to take control of their self-care needs. This collaboration brings together premier industry … Continued


Spartans in the Driver’s Seat: The future of Autonomous Vehicles

At Michigan State University, researchers are accelerating the future of driving by making autonomous vehicles safer under any road or weather conditions. Integrating different technologies and using multimodal sensor fusion, they are leading innovation that allows autonomous vehicles to perceive the environment in challenging conditions like snow, heavy rain, and fog and react appropriately. “That’s … Continued


Spin e-scooters generate heavy use in 2021

Michigan State University launched a new exclusive partnership earlier this spring bringing hundreds of e-scooters to campus with Spin, a San Francisco-based micromobility unit of Ford Motor Co. The partnership is a continuation of the university’s effort to use the campus as a testbed to drive the future of human-centric mobility solutions.   More than 600 scooters are now on campus, and … Continued


‘Talking Tech Transfer’ with Rich Chylla

MSU Technologies’ Executive Director Richard Chylla was recently featured on a “Talking Tech Transfer” podcast discussing the state of global tech transfer. The podcast features current tech transfer trends and experiences within the industry. While on the podcast, Chylla spoke on the success of MSU Technologies. MSU oversees inventions derived from about $700 million in research expenditures. … Continued


MSU entrepreneur brings anti-vaping product to market

MSU student Brendan Wang set his entrepreneurial path with one goal in mind: to help people live healthier lives. Wang, a senior at MSU’s Eli Broad College of Business, not only created a solution to help end the nation’s vaping epidemic, but his product has officially hit the marketplace. Wang created a device that mimics … Continued


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