TechLab provides emerging transportation technology startups direct access to University of Michigan experts and resources including Mcity, where the world’s leading researchers are driving the next generation of mobility. Get expert mentorship, work in cutting-edge facilities and make invaluable connections in the region that is leading a revolution toward mainstream connected and driverless transportation.
TechLab companies have a direct pipeline to elite engineering students and faculty to join their team as interns and experienced researchers. U-M College of Engineering is ranked No. 6 nationally and No. 2 among public institutions (U.S. News & World Report).BOOST YOUR TEAM
U-M offers the most advanced resources for mobility research in the world. MCITY — the world’s first controlled environment designed specifically for testing connected, automated and autonomous technologies and vehicles. Mcity offers 32-acres of simulated urban and suburban streets for safe, rigorous, repeatable testing before new technologies are tried out in real traffic. CONNECTED ENVIRONMENT — network of roads around Ann Arbor equipped to support connected vehicle communications and testing. TECH SUPPORT — available expert technicians.ACCESS ADVANCED FACILITIES
By joining TechLab, you are placed within a 50 mile radius of the most robust and talented transportation community in the country. Draw on the expertise of industry mentors, investors and venture capitalists to move your technology forward. You’ll receive introductions to a well-established network and receive mentorship in specialized technology spaces.CONNECT WITH LEADERS
Existing intellectual property of technology startups, and any IP developed using U-M facilities, will be strictly protected and remain with your company.KEEP WHAT’S YOURS