Monroe-Brown Seed Fund Company Portfolios

The Monroe-Brown Biomedical Seed Fund was established in April 2016. On Nov. 9, 2016, the Fund proudly announced the first companies to earn investment: Genomenon, Inc. and Brio, LLC. Genomenon,… Read More

U-M Invests $500,000 in Transportation Technology

  Ann Arbor, Mich. (August 15, 2016) – Five technologies demonstrating high potential to solve the toughest challenges in transportation are moving closer to product commercialization with a combined $500,000… Read More


MTRAC Transportation The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) program was developed to fund translational research of novel, commercially viable technologies. The program provides resources and support to translational University of Michigan… Read More

Karen Schroeder, BME PhD Student, demonstrates use of a brain machine interface (BMI) system that uses 100 channel arrays implanted the in motor and premotor cortex with the goal of eventually developing clinically viable systems to enable paralyzed individuals to control prosthetic limbs, as well as their own limbs using functional electrical stimulation and assistive exoskeletons in the NCRC on August 1, 2013. 

Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing

Coulter Translational Research Program

  The U-M Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program is a commercialization fund that seeks to accelerate the development of university technologies into new products to improve health care. The program… Read More

MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Transportation

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for Advanced Transportation is a statewide program that funds translational research applications in advanced transportation materials, robotics and autonomy, sensors, electric… Read More


Monroe-Brown Biomedical Seed Fund

ABOUT The Monroe-Brown Biomedical Seed Fund (M-B Seed Fund) invests in biomedical startup companies with U-M licensed IP in the domain of therapeutics, devices, diagnostics, or health IT. The M-B Seed Fund is a… Read More