“The Business Engagement Center model is widely recognized as defining the leading edge of integrated corporate relations practice.”
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Increase in corporate research awards at U-M over the past decade
$ Million in corporate investment in FY18
Corporate visits hosted by our office in FY18
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Mcity learned a lot over the last few months when implementing a driverless shuttle on campus. Our efforts at U-M can help others from re-creating the steering wheel....
The BEC's Chris Fick is a bit of a Renaissance man. His PhD in Bioenergetics and a MBA, c-level experience in a start-up, and a few years helping lead tech transfer efforts at U-M are balanced with a rich, musical, active family life. Given his background, he's the...
Michigan’s University Research Corridor, which includes U-M, contributed $18.7 billion to the state economy in 2017, an increase from $16.5 billion in 2015, according to a new report. The Anderson Economic Group also reported the URC, one of the nation’s top research...
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