U-M Tech Transfer reports record year of performance

The U-M spurred a record 19 startups last year, up from 14 a year ago, reflecting the substantial activity connected to its faculty’s rich array of research discoveries.

U-M Tech Transfer set several records for annual performance in fiscal year 2015 including patents, agreements, startups and revenue.

This year’s startups include Genomenon, which developed genome sequencing software that can identify cancer markers more quickly than existing technology; FlexDex Surgical, which created a laparoscopy tool that provides surgeons with greater dexterity and natural motion when sewing sutures; and Praktio, which has developed a massive open online course for contract law.

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