Tech Transfer

Tech Transfer Resources

          Videos and links about tech transfer and entrepreneurship at Michigan

ECE Innovator Program

For ECE entrepreneurs looking for funding and key connections to commercialize your technology and launch a startup

EECS-Related Startups

A sampling of companies that have been founded using EECS-developed technology is below.

accuphotonics logo   AccuPhotonics
Acquired by Seaflower Ventures 1997
Fiber-optic probes for biomedical imaging n/a
accuri logo   Accuri Cytometers
Acquired by BD
Mar 18, 2011
Low-cost, high-performance cell analysis systems Company Profile
afs logo   Advanced Fiber Sensors Fiber-sensor technologies for practical test and measurement solutions Company Profile
ambiq micro logo   Ambiq Micro Ultra-low power semiconductor solutions Company Profile
Arborlight   Arborlight Advanced lighting systems and components for general illumination and specialized applications. Company Profile
arbor networks logo   Arbor Networks
Acquired by Tektronix Communications
Aug 9, 2010
Leading provider of network security and monitoring solutions for global networks Company Profile

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  Arbor Photonics
Acquired by nLIGHT Jan. 2013
Compact, high-power fiber lasers for industrial and life science applications Company Profile
celeste optics logo   Celeste Optics Fiber telecommunications n/a
cheetah omni logo   Cheetah Omni Optical switching and routing Company Profile
clark mxr logo   Clark-MXR Ultrafast laser systems Company Profile
clarity lab logo   Clarity Lab, Inc. Develops intelligent personal assistant technology to fuel new applications  
Crossbar logo   Crossbar, Inc. Very high capacity and high-performance non-volatile memory Company Profile
Cubeworks   CubeWorks, Inc. Millimeter-scale modular sensing platform for wireless sensing applications Company Profile
cyclos logo   Cyclos Semiconductor Ultra-low power semiconductor chips Company Profile
discera logo   Discera CMOS MEMS resonator technology Company Profile
eda logo   ElectroDynamic Applications Spacecraft systems, plasma systems, and electromagnetic interactions Company Profile
emag logo   EMAG Technologies RF design solutions and services to government and industry Company Profile
epack logo   ePack Advanced water scale packaging for MEMS devices Company Profile
evigia logo   Evigia Systems Integrated Active RFID Sensors, Transponders, Tags and Readers Company Profile
gpec logo   Global Photonic Energy Corporation Renewable energy and technology development Company Profile
go know logo   GoKnow
Acquired in 2012
Educational technologies improving K-12 education Company Profile
imlc logo   Intergalactic Mobile Learning Center Mobile apps to supportĀ K-12 learners, co-located or not, each on her or his own device  
iss logo   Integrated Sensing System MEMS systems for medical and scientific sensing applications Company Profile
intralase logo   IntraLase
Acquired by Advanced Medical Optics
Mar 2007
Developed automated procedure for laser vision correction known as "IntraLasik" or "Bladeless Lasik" Company Profile
lattice logo   Lattice Data
Turns dark data into structured data with human-caliber quality at machine-caliber scale  
MEMStim   MEMStim
MEMS electrode leads for medical device Company Profile
mobius logo   Mobius Microsystems
Acquired by Integrated Device Technology (IDT)
Jan 14, 2010

Original company: Semiconductor technology focused on mixed-signal integration.

IDT: "The Analog and Digital Company"

Company Profile
neuronexus logo   NeuroNexus Technologies
Acquired by Greatbatch Inc.
Feb. 2012
Implantable, microscale neural probes Company Profile
omni sciences logo   Omni Sciences Applications of lasers for tissue ablation and infrared counter measures Company Profile
opteos logo   Opteos Electro-optic and magneto-optic sensing technologies Company Profile
photonaffinity logo   PhotonAffinity Novel photonic crystal instruments for detecting intermolecular binding n/a
picocal logo   PicoCal Novel nanoscale measurement solutions Company Profile
picometrix logo   Picometrix
Acquired by Advanced Photonix Mar 9, 2005
High-speed optical sensing devices Company Profile
psikick   PsiKick Ultra-Low-Power Wireless Sensor Platforms Company Profile
  Quadmetrics Management and quantification of enterprise cybersecurity Company Profile
Quantum Signal   Quantum Signal State-of-the-art intelligence sensing and data analysis techniques Company Profile
radiomems logo   RadioMEMS Wafer-level-encapsulated integrated MEMS bandpass filters on silicon n/a
sensicore logo   Sensicore
Acquired by GE
Apr 1, 2008
Advancing water testing technology Company Profile
sensors unlimited logo   Sensors Unlimited
Acquired by Goodrich
Nov 1, 2005
InGaAs technology, products, and shortwave IR imaging solutions Company Profile
simplescalar logo   SimpleScalar System software infrastructure tool set Company Profile
soar tech logo   Soar Technology A leader in the development of smart and intuitive human/robot interface devices Company Profile
sonetics ultrasound logo   Sonetics Ultrasound Handheld real-time 3D imaging for medical applications Company Profile
  Spider 9 Energy storage solutions that deliver lower cost, longer life and improved reliability  
Stryd   Stryd Wearable devices for runners Company Profile
    Trading Dynamics
Acquired by Ariba in 2002
Configurable auction technology for dynamic business-to-business commerce Company Profile
translume logo   Translume Glass machining and micromachining Company Profile
universal display corp logo   Universal Display Corporation OLED technology for use in flat panel displays, lighting and organic electronics Company Profile
virta labs logo   Virta Labs Solutions to measure and visualize exposure to cybersecurity risks for healthcare delivery organizations  
xtera logo   Xtera Communications Fiber optic transmission equipment Company Profile
  Zattoo Europe's largest provider of linear live web TV