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Michigan Tech Innovation Hub Awards $200K To Applied Advanced Materials Projects

HOUGHTON - Four technologies from universities across Michigan that demonstrate commercial potential in applied advanced materials earned funding from the Michigan Technological University Translational Research and Commercialization statewide Innovation Hub. The support will help them continue their path toward commercialization. Michigan Tech engineering faculty led two of the projects.   The MTRAC program, in partnership

By |2018-05-22T20:00:33-04:00May 22nd, 2018|Entrepreneurs|

StabiLux Biosciences Gets $650,000 Investment

HOUGHTON - StabiLux Biosciences, a company founded by Michigan Technological University physics professor  Yoke Khin Yap,  has recently been awarded more than $650,000. The funds are from America’s Seed Fund, powered by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program, and the Invest Michigan's University Commercialization Fund (UCF). Yap

By |2017-11-12T15:20:14-05:00November 12th, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

Michigan Board Recommends Michigan Tech Lead Analysis Of Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline

HOUGHTON - The Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board voted unanimously Monday to recommend Michigan Technological University lead a risk analysis of the 63-year old Enbridge Line 5 pipelines that runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac and would pose a significant environmental risk to the Great Lakes if they were to rupture, scientific studies have shown.

By |2017-09-18T20:38:51-04:00September 18th, 2017|Clean Update, Featured|

Michigan Tech Researcher Gets MEDC Funding To Drive Business Acceleration

HOUGHTON - Two projects involving Michigan Tech researchers and small companies are among 20 that have been funded by the Small Company Innovation Program, part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. The Petoskey Plastics project involves technology developed by Professor of Chemistry Patricia Heiden, and StabiLux Biosciences is a startup founded by Yoke Khin Yap,

By |2017-08-24T04:27:03-04:00August 24th, 2017|New Products / Contracts|

Light Duty Engine Consortium By Michigan Tech, GM, FAC, BorgWarner

HOUGHTON - The auto industry tends to be fiercely competitive.  So what would bring multiple companies together on research projects?  How about the chance to direct the nature of the research and having access to the engineers, scientists and students doing it—and the final results? That’s what Michigan Technological University’s new Light Duty Engine Consortium

By |2017-02-02T20:19:18-05:00February 2nd, 2017|Guest Columns|

Michigan Tech Partners in Department of Energy Research Institute

HOUGHTON - Michigan Technological University is one of 85 partners in a US Department of Energy-funded $70 million energy-saving project called the REMADE (Reducing Embodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions) Institute.  The project’s goal is to drive down the cost of technologies needed to reuse, recycle and remanufacture materials such as metals, fibers, polymers and electronic waste. 

By |2017-01-20T14:21:15-05:00January 20th, 2017|Clean Update, New Products / Contracts|

Michigan Technological University Summer Youth Program Taking Applications For 2017

HOUGHTON - Michigan Technological University's Summer Youth Programs has announced its 2017 summer courses for middle and high school students, including several new explorations such as Coding for the Internet of Things, the World of Design, Global Discovery 101 and Computing Elements.   SYP includes pre-college explorations and competitive scholarship programs featuring hands-on activities, field trips

By |2016-12-13T20:12:55-05:00December 13th, 2016|Guest Columns|