From trials of the first safe polio vaccine to the latest breakthroughs in treatments for neurological diseases, the University of Michigan continues to be at the forefront of pioneering biomedical research that significantly impacts human health. At $1.33 billion, the U-M is the top public university in research spending in the United States, and the Medical School is responsible for almost half of those research expenditures. And with the Fast Forward Medical Innovation program focused on nurturing commercialization and entrepreneurship, the U-M Medical School research enterprise offers a holistic approach to biomedical innovation for both faculty and potential external partners.

The U-M Medical School consistently ranks amongst U.S. News & World Report's top medical research schools, hosts over 1.6 million square feet of laboratory space, and is an NIH Clinical and Translational Research Science Award institution. While numbers like these are impressive, they only hint at what goes on behind the scenes. One of our greatest assets is our collegial, collaborative culture, an atmosphere where faculty, fellows, students, and research teams thrive in the shared pursuit of innovative science and improving patient care.


Thursday, April 09, 2015
11:30 am to 4:30 pm

NCRC - Building 10, G063/G064

The Research Commercialization Roundtable is designed for university PIs, post-docs, and graduate students who want to commercialize their research and take the steps toward launching a new venture.

Group: FFMI
Tags: General
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Danto Auditorium, Cardiovascular Center

Join IRBMED for the next installment of their Seminar Series which will focus on several contemporary issues related to privacy and confidentiality in research.

Group: Research
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Seminar Rooms, BSRB

Join the Fast Forward Medical Innovation team and faculty experts for an ideation session that will help researchers jumpstart MCubed project ideas in a variety of hot-topic areas like personalized medicine, eldercare, obesity, and more!

Group: FFMI
Tags: General
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 to Wednesday, May 06, 2015
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Taubman Library Learning Center, 2802 Med Sci II Building

A series of training sessions providing hands-on instruction, using specific examples, to highlight important features of the resources and tools under study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

Group: Research
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Seminar Rooms, Biomedical Science Research Building

Have you ever wondered how to navigate the complexities of the research enterprise at the University of Michigan? Here is your opportunity to hear from leaders representing various research offices and how they can help you find your way along the UMMS research project route map.

Group: Research
Friday, May 29, 2015
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

NCRC, Building 10 - G063/G064

Early Tech Development (ETD) is a 4-week course designed to equip biomedical faculty and researchers at U-M with the knowledge and tools to navigate the initial process of innovation and commercialization. 

Group: FFMI
Tags: General
Thursday, June 11, 2015
11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Palmer Commons, 4th Floor

Great Lakes Room and Forum Hall

Save the date for the fourth-annual BRCF Technology & Services Showcase!

Group: Research