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Conquer Accelerator Startup Program Launches Fourth Season

Friday, June 7, 2019
Conquer

Five startup teams will have the opportunity to take their business ventures to the next level with the Conquer Accelerator, which launched its 10-week-long program today. Designed for…

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Next Phase of MSU’s Grand Rapids Research and Innovation Park Moves Forward

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Grand Rapids Center West

Michigan State University’s first Public Private Partnership, or P3, is official. MSU and Health Innovation Partners, a real estate development joint venture between MB Real Estate, Walsh Construction/Walsh…

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A New Way to ‘Hoard’ Resources in Nano-sized Factories Targeted for Biotech

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The lab of Cheryl Kerfeld has created a synthetic nano-sized factory, based on natural ones found in bacteria. This research could someday lead to new medical, industrial, or…

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MSU’s International Business Center Earns Presidential Award

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
MSU’S International Business Center earns Presidential Award

The United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented Michigan State University’s International Business Center with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service. This award is the highest…

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MSU’s Research and Innovation Launches New Podcast Series, Manifold

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Black and white photo of an audio microphone

The MSU Office of Research and Innovation is pleased to announce Manifold, a new podcast series that aims to take a hard look at today’s intellectual issues and…

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Craft Beer Industry Provides Economic Impact for Michigan

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Craft Beer Industry Provides Michigan with Economic Growth

Michigan State University has published a first-of-its-kind study, published in the journal Beverages, that shows the respectable economic impact of burgeoning beer and craft beers’ entire value chain…

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Distinguished Alumni and Entrepreneurs Receive Honorary Degrees at Spring Commencements

Monday, May 6, 2019
Distinguished Spartan alumni Cousins and Whitmer to speak at commencements

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke at Michigan State University’s advanced degree graduation ceremony May 3 and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. In addition, former Spartan quarterback…

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Stretchable Skin to Power Wearable Tech

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Self-powered wearable tech

For emerging wearable tech to advance, it needs improved power sources. Now researchers from Michigan State University have provided a potential solution via crumpled carbon nanotube forests, or…

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Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration Honors Entrepreneurial Success

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Innovation Center MSU

Excitement and conversation filled the room as a record attendance of more than 400 people gathered at Spartan Stadium April 18 to celebrate faculty and students showcasing technologies…

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Weapons Trade Reveals a Darker Side to Dark Web

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Weapons trade reveals a darker side to dark web

Debates over gun regulations make headlines across the world, but there’s an underground operation for weapons that has drawn very little attention – until now. Researchers from Michigan…

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