U-M invests $600,000 in advanced transportation technologies

Seven technologies demonstrating a high potential to help solve transportation issues are receiving $600,000 from U-M’s Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Statewide Innovation Hub program. Funding will support advancement into the commercial market.

Five technologies will receive a $100,000 grant while two will receive $50,000 with the opportunity to unlock the remaining $50,000 once certain milestones are met.

“Investing in projects and people will help Michigan retain leadership in the transportation industry as vehicles become electrified and as autonomous systems are proposed for moving people and goods,” said Program Director Eric Petersen.

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