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“The Business Engagement Center model is widely recognized as defining the leading edge of integrated corporate relations practice.”
Ford Motor Company
Increase in corporate research awards at U-M over the past decade
$ Million in corporate investment in FY19
Corporate visits hosted by our office in FY19
October 8 & 9, 2020 Virtual Event, 11:00 – 1:00
The 2020 event will examine issues related to the electrification of mobility in the United States, including technical issues related to impacts on the electric grid and behavioral issues related to the market for electric vehicles.
October 30, 2020
The symposium brings together participants from both academia and industry who are interested in the foundations or real-life applications of artificial intelligence. The program features speakers from U-M, Stanford, and Penn, along with poster sessions and research talks.
November 8 & 9, 2020
Authors of Data Feminism, Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren Klein, address how feminist thinking can be operationalized to imagine more ethical and equitable data practices in their keynote speech at the MIDAS Annual Symposium.
Earlier this year, U-M and Deerfield Management announced the creation of Great Lakes Discovery, a new alliance to commercialize U-M therapeutic projects that hold promise in developing potentially life-saving drugs and disease treatments. Through Great Lakes...
As we all work remotely and engage with faculty, corporate partners and our colleagues in new ways, we still need connections with each other. We need community in times when we can’t be together. All the more reason to continue the BEC Staff Profile series, and what...
University of Michigan student Alex Thayer is one of ten national recipients of the annual Alan Mullaly Scholarship. Named after former the Ford Motor Company CEO, the scholarship is funded by the Ford Motor Company and the Ford Motor Company Fund in his honor. Thayer...
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