Innovation and Industry Engagement

On the banks of Innovation Shore, our Office of Innovation and Industrial Engagement (IIE) connects the world’s brightest minds to technology commercialization. We support leading-edge inventors and dynamic entrepreneurs via a robust network of on-campus industry-relations professionals.

Michigan Technological University is a member of the Michigan Corporate Relations Network (M-CRN), a statewide university network missioned to connect Michigan-hatched corporations to critical university assets, promoting innovative research and economic growth. Visit for details.

Companies and Industry

The Industry Relations Team serves as the primary point of contact for any general or strategic inquiries and is responsible for leading the connection of the interests of companies with appropriate campus initiatives/constituents. Learn more. View Companies and Industry Blog.

  • Recruit
  • Research
  • License
  • Learn

Campus Inventors and Entrepreneurs

Identify people, facilities and technologies that can develop unique and innovative solutions to challenging technical problems. Supporting the transfer of knowledge and technology from the Michigan Technological University campus to the private sector. Learn more. View Innovation Blog.

  • Technology Commercialization
  • Industrial Contracting
  • Other Resources

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