Innovation and Commercialization—Innovation Shore

The Office of Innovation & Commercialization coordinates and delivers our Innovation Shore services and programs which connect a vast array of expertise, services, and initiatives in basic and applied research, training and education, technology commercialization, intellectual property licensing, and start-up business development. We support leading-edge researchers, educators, inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs via a robust network of on-campus industry-relations professionals and affiliated region partners and service providers.

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.

  • Technology Commercialization
  • Industrial Contracting
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