Innovate Blue serves as the unifying hub for innovation and entrepreneurial activity at the University of Michigan. Based in Ann Arbor, MI, Innovate Blue supports our students by helping them navigate the wide range of innovation- and entrepreneurship-related classes, programs and resources available throughout U-M and within the region.


Media contact

Kristen Kerecman
Marketing and Communications Manager
kristker@umich.edu
734.604.2891


Learn more

The Minor in Entrepreneurship program (PDF)

Alumni Entrepreneurs (PDF)


Press releases

January, 2017 U-M startup pilots $10 grocery rides to Detroiters (PDF)

October, 2016 U-M student seed fund makes first investment (PDF)

October, 2016 U-M battery startup enters $1.5M joint venture (PDF)

October, 2016 U-M Tech Transfer reports 12 new startups, record number of agreements (PDF)

September, 2016 Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield will be featured at U-M’s Entrepalooza 2016 (PDF)

June, 2016 Gift provides scholarships for innovative and entrepreneurial students at U-M (PDF)

February, 2016 U-M Center for Entrepreneurship, Mcity collaborate to spur driverless innovation (PDF)

January, 2016 U-M students compete to revitalize former Tiger Stadium site to benefit Detroit youth (PDF)

November, 2015 $3.5M in ARPA-E Funding Awarded to University of Michigan Project for Breakthrough in Energy Storage Technology (PDF)

October, 2015 University to co-host second annual Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium (PDF)

October, 2015 U-M Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts 5th National Innovation Training Program (PDF)

September, 2015 University to co-host second annual Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium (PDF)

July, 2015 University of Michigan receives $60 million gift from the Zell Family Foundation (PDF)

June, 2015 Entrepreneurs Prepare to Engage (PDF)

June, 2015 U-M, MEDC launch crowdfunding effort to transform vacant Detroit building into community maker space (PDF)

Jan, 2014 Zell Lurie Institute Reveals Semi-Finalists in Michigan Business Challenge (PDF)

Dec, 2014 U-Michigan launches new minor in entrepreneurship (PDF)

Nov, 2014 U-M Wins Big at Accelerate Michigan Competition (PDF)

Oct, 2014 Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium to Convene Business Innovators who wish to Serve Urban Communities (PDF)