Bridging Med-Tech Ecosystems

The Midwest is like an archipelago of innovation islands, each with its own business ecosystem.  The Midwest I-Corps Node (MWIN) Industry Connect programs help build bridges between geographically distinct innovation communities within and outside the region.  MWIN Industry Connect events [...]

Navigating the Ag Industry

Cheruvu, my University of Michigan based ag-tech startup, recently attended the 2017 Agriculture Technology Innovation Summit, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From February 22 & 23, the Summit offered an excellent meeting space for entrepreneurs, industries, and [...]

Midwest Universities Form Innovation Alliance

A new four-university alliance will help researchers across the Midwest turn their inventions into marketable products to benefit society. Supported by a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, this new alliance establishes The Midwest [...]