A record-breaking year for U-M Tech Transfer

Fiscal year 2014 was a record-breaking year of tech transfer performance at U-M as reflected in the number of new inventions, agreements and startups launched—all derived from U-M research discoveries.

Researchers reported 439 new inventions in FY 2014, up from last year’s 421.

U-M Tech Transfer also recorded 148 option and license agreements compared to 108 agreements a year ago. In addition, U-M Tech Transfer launched 14 startups, bringing the number of businesses launched in the last five years to 55.

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