University Technology Transfer

WMU Professor John Patten and postdoctoral fellow Deepak Ravindra with the advanced cutting technology they created.

New WMU Device A Cut Above For Hard, Brittle Materials

A new, high-tech device that generates intense pressure and heat to cut hard and brittle materials has been developed by Western Michigan University researchers. They say it could soon have a huge commercial impact on the machining of difficult-to-machine engineered components.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

The crowd packs the second floor ballroom at the MSU Union for Michigan State University's second annual Innovaton Celebration. Photo: Matt Roush, WWJ

Innovation Celebration, New Initiative Boost MSU Spinout Efforts

Michigan State University’s technology transfer efforts got a boost Wednesday from a well-attended “Innovation Celebration” of university research displays, and the announcement of a third office to support turning research innovation into job-creating businesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012