University Tech Transfer
We’re a long way from the log cabins in which Ferris State University founder Woodbridge N. Ferris was born, way back in 1853. But the university he and his wife Helen founded as the Big Rapids Industrial School in 1884 hasn’t really strayed all that far from its roots. It’s still no-nonsense technology, but with an eye toward tomorrow.
A startup born out of University of Michigan research, that’s marketing next-generation computer memory that could write 1,000 times faster than Flash, has received UM’s first investment in one of its own startups.